Douglas Preston

DOUGLAS PRESTON has published thirty-seven books, both fiction and nonfiction, thirty-one of which have been New York Times bestsellers. In addition to books, he writes occasional pieces for The New Yorker. He is the creator, with Lincoln Child, of the Pendergast series of novels. Preston’s most recent nonfiction book, The Lost City of the Monkey God, was a No. 1 New York Times bestseller and was named by the Times as a Notable Book of the Year, and his nonfiction book The Monster of Florence is currently in production as a television series. Preston previously worked as an editor for the American Museum of Natural History, in New York, and taught nonfiction writing at Princeton University. He currently serves as president of the Authors Guild, the nation’s oldest and largest association of authors and journalists.

Douglas Preston's featured book is: 'The Lost City of the Monkey God'

If you purchase a festival ticket (on the SFLF website) that is INCLUSIVE of the author's featured book, you will receive that book upon check-in for that event at the festival.

If you purchase the book directly through Collected Works, your book will be available for pickup at 202 Galisteo St (inside the brick and mortar bookstore, including during the festival).

The Monster of Florence Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781455573820
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 23rd, 2013

The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781455540013
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 5th, 2017

Cities of Gold: A Journey Across the American Southwest Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780826320865
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: University of New Mexico Press - March 1st, 1999

Diablo Mesa Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781538736753
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - February 15th, 2022

Dinosaurs in the Attic: An Excursion into the American Museum of Natural History Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780312104566
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - November 15th, 1993

THE SANTA FE LITERARY FESTIVAL

Celebrating the power of story, the inaugural Santa Fe Literary Festival will be an unforgettable weekend dedicated to a shared love and language of ideas. Collected Works Bookstore is thrilled to be the official bookstore of the Festival. 

Bestselling, prizewinning authors and literary legends like Margaret Atwood, Joy Harjo, Colson Whitehead, Sandra Cisneros, John Grisham, amongst others, will headline the festival, discussing their work with readings and book signings that set the stage for further inspired conversations.

NOTE: If you purchase a festival event ticket that is INCLUSIVE of the author's book, you will receive that book upon check-in for your event at the festival.

To order books by festival authors directly from CW, see below. Collected Works will be carrying a wide selection of books by all participating authors available for online pre-order and at the on-site festival bookstore May 20-23.

Purchase your tickets from the SF Literary Festival website here.

Purchase your books by festival authors directly from CW below:

Margaret Atwood     Freddie Bitsoie     Sandra Cisneros

Lynn Cline     William deBuys     Ashley Ford

John Grisham     Roshi Joan Halifax     Joy Harjo

Anne Hillerman     Cheryl Alters Jamison     Craig Johnson

Asma Khan     Phil Klay      Jon Krakauer

Valeria Luiselli     Deborah Madison      Emily St. John Mandel

George R. R. Martin      James McGrath Morris     Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich of Honey & Co. 

Carmella Padilla     Douglas Preston     Kirstin Valdez Quade

Bob Shacochis     Henry Shukman     Hampton Sides

Bryant Terry     Darryl Lorenzo Wellington     Colson Whitehead

Don Winslow     Lawrence Wright