Just how did Cal Cunningham -- a twenty-five-year-old bookstore stockboy who is new to Manhattan and who has never written anything -- publish a bestselling novel that sells to the movies for a million dollars?
A mysterious roommate, a timely bike accident, and the rapacious literary agent Blackie Yaeger all play a role in Cal's success.
Deception, blackmail, and murder all play a role in his desperate bid to hold on to it.
And About the Author is his first-person account of how he performed this remarkable feat....Continua
A guy has fascinating stories to tell; sexy, amusing, entertaining - he swears he is going to write a novel. He dithers, procrastinates and parties hard, and never writes a thing. Meanwhile his quiet flatmate has secretely drafted a novel, HIS novel, based on all the stories HE told over dinner etc... then the flatmate dies in an accident. What should he do, pretend the book is his own?
Great premise, what?...Continua