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Greek Mythology and the Lightning Thief

This article was published in the San Antonio Express-News prior to the first book signing for the Lightning Thief. We had a sell-out crowd! Sorry to those folks who came and didn’t get a book. Hopefully you got a chance to pre-order a signed copy. Greek mythology gets mortal twist in ‘The Lightning Thief’ Web…

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Commencement Address: the Well-Written Life

Commencement AddressSaint Mary’s Hall 2005By Rick Riordan This is weird because in 1982 I graduated in this auditorium, back when Alamo Heights was small enough to have commencement here. I don’t remember much about that night. I certainly don’t remember the commencement speaker or a word he said. But I am pretty sure he wasn’t…

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The Lightning Thief, coming June 28 from Hyperion Books 

A New Parthenon in California?

Becky spotted this news story today. Seems to support Chiron’s view from The Lightning Thief pretty well: You don’t have to look very far to find Ancient Greece in modern America! Developer Eyes ‘Parthenon’ Atop SkyscraperTue May 17, 7:57 AM ET SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A developer who is the descendant of Greek immigrants proposed building…

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