Molly Ringwald

Molly Ringwald’s work in film is characterized by what the renowned New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael called her “charismatic normality.” Throughout her extensive career, she has worked with such directors as Paul Mazursky, John Hughes, Cindy Sherman, and Jean-Luc Godard. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Esquire, and Vogue, and she is the author of the novel-in-stories When It Happens to You and the advice book Getting the Pretty Back.

Books by this Author

The award-winning, internationally bestselling novel—“the French Brokeback Mountain” (Elle)—about a love affair between two teenage boys in a provincial high school in 1984 France, brilliantly translated by acclaimed writer and actress Molly Ringwald.

While passing through the village where he grew up, the narrator, Philippe, chances upon a young man who bears a striking resemblance to his first love, Thomas. What follows is an account of the relationship, twenty-five...

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