Nelson DeMille to Sign Books in Quogue and Southampton

Nelson DeMille
Nelson DeMille, Photo: Sandy DeMille

Nelson DeMille will sign copies of his new novel, Radiant Angel, at the Quogue Library on Saturday, May 30, for the library’s Conversation with the Author series and will speak about his most recent publication.

The event, from 5 to 7 p.m., will include a question and answer session with the New York Times bestselling author and a reception.

Tickets can be purchased for $20 by calling 631-653-4244 extension 101, or at the door depending on remaining spots and ticket availability. For more information contact the Quogue Library, 90 Quogue Street, Quogue, at [email protected] or check out

Then on Saturday, June 13, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at BookHampton in Southampton Village, DeMille will be on hand for another talk and signing. Visit for more information or to secure a copy of DeMille’s newest book.


DeMille was born in New York City. His family moved to Long Island when he was a child and where he later attended Hofstra University for three years before joining the Army and attending Officer Candidate School. DeMille was decorated with the Air Medal, Bronze Star, and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry for his service in the Vietnam War as an infantry platoon leader with the first cavalry and was a first lieutenant in the United States Army. Returning to the states after his service, DeMille went back to attend Hofstra University where he got a degree in Political Science and History. DeMille also holds three honorary doctorates: Doctor of Humane Letters from Hofstra University, Doctor of Humane Letters from Dowling University and Doctor of Literature from Long Island University. He has three children and still lives on Long Island.

DeMille’s earliest works were NYPD detective novels, his first major written work being By the Rivers of Babylon published in 1978. Other books he has written include Cathedral, The Talbot Odyssey, Word of Honor, The Gold CoastThe General’s DaughterSpencervillePlum IslandThe Lion’s GameUp CountryNight FallWild FireThe Gate HouseThe LionThe Panther and The Quest. DeMille’s newest book Radiant Angel was published on May 26, 2015.


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