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Searching for Salinger: Mysterious Authors Who Avoided The Limelight

Searching for Salinger: Mysterious Authors Who Avoided The Limelight

For some authors, literary fame isn’t too different than being an actor or a pop star - the books make headlines in major newspapers, they promote your work on late night TV and in magazine interviews - they might even have your own TikTok account. It’s all part of being a bestselling author. But some authors have refused to give up their anonymity and peace for book sales, successfully avoiding interviews and talk shows, even refusing to make public appearances altogether. Some of these writers, like J.D. Salinger, have been labeled reclusive, creating an image of an author who has locked themselves away from the world to write, and maybe just leaving the house every so often to check the mailbox. Of course,...

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The Best Novels About Your Favourite Writers

The Best Novels About Your Favourite Writers

  While there is nothing like a good novel, they are often made even better when their stories are rooted in true life, or events that really happened. Of course, many novels have been inspired by characters and happenings in history. We’ve rounded up a list of the best novels that have taken inspiration from real writer’s lives and spun them into fantastic stories. There’s even a few surprising classics on here that you might not realise were plucked directly from the writer’s lives themselves! Read on for our list of the best novels about writers, and comment below with your favourites!   Love and Ruin by Paula McLain Love and Ruin is the novelisation of the whirlwind romance of journalist...

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