Douglas Kennedy

Douglas Kennedy is the author of eleven previous novels, including the international bestsellers The Moment and Five Days. His work has been translated into twenty-two languages, and in 2007 he received the French decoration of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He divides his time among London, New York, and Montreal, and has two children. Find out more at DouglasKennedyNovelist.com.

Books by this Author

The Douglas Kennedy Collection #3
The Blue Hour
The Atria Summer 2013 Beach-Read Bag
Five Days
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Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Being a good father and a great friend to my children, Max and Amelia.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning", "Someone to Watch Over Me". "Summertime", "Finishing the Hat" (from Sondheim's 'Sunday in the Park with George"), "With a Little Help From My Friends", "Now You Know" (from Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along")

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Anything terrible happening to my children - and I've written about that in 'Leaving the World'.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Quotidian" and a French expression: 'On verra'... which means "We'll see". Which kind of sums up my world-view.

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