It's been a heck of a year for Christopher Paolini. In November he released Inheritance, the fourth and final book in the best-selling fantasy series he started writing at the age of fifteen. Inheritance was an instant hit, and in less than a month became our tenth best-selling book of the year.
In between packed tour stops at schools, bookstores, and libraries, Christopher made time to visit us and chat about the success of his books, his plans for his future, and what it's like to be a teenage literary superstar. (He regularly receives marriage proposals, he says, but he hasn't accepted any--yet.)
It was a rare sunny November day in Seattle, and Christopher, a Montana native, gamely agreed to record our chat on our deck overlooking the Space Needle and the Olympic Mountains. Watch the full interview: