work has been published in more than twenty translations and more
than one hundred foreign editions. Her novels have received mention
as notable books of the year by The New York Times,
Entertainment Weekly, The Los Angeles Times, Library
Journal, and People Magazine. She has also worked as a
screenwriter and is the author of the original screenplay
“Independence Day,” a film starring Kathleen Quinlan and Diane Wiest.
Her short fiction and non-fiction have appeared in The New York
Times, The Boston Globe Magazine, Kenyon Review,
Redbook, Architectural Digest, Gourmet, Self,
and other magazines. Her teen novel Aquamarine was recently
made into a film starring Emma Roberts. The Red Garden
debuted at #13 on the New York Times bestseller list.