The pilot who miraculously landed an airplane on the Hudson River will appear at the book festival Saturday, May 30 at 3:00 pm. Captain Sullenberger also scored a $3.2 million two-book deal with HarperCollins’ William Morrow imprint earlier this year. He will write a memoir that climaxes with his airplane landing and a book of “inspirational poems.”
Lance Fensterman, Vice President of BookExpo America, added: “Captain Sullenberger is one of those rare individuals whose character and integrity are quickly discernible by the manner in which he presents himself. He is a person who everyone wants to meet.”
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