Joyce Maynard: Turning Life into Fiction
has written ten novels, including To Die For and Labor Day (both turned into acclaimed movies) and, most recently, Count the Ways, an epic portrait of an American family over four decades as it navigates a devastating accident against the backdrop of historical events and shifting social attitudes. At Home in the World, in which she wrote about her teenage relationship with J.D. Salinger. A.M. Homes most recent book is Days of Awe, a collection of short stories. She is the author of the novels, This Book Will Save Your Life, which won the 2013 Orange/Women’s Prize for Fiction, Music For Torching, The End of Alice, In a Country of Mothers, and Jack, as well as the short-story collections, Things You Should Know and The Safety of Objects, the best selling memoir, The Mistress’s Daughteralong with a travel memoir, Los Angeles: People, Places and The Castle on the Hill, and the artist’s book Appendix A.