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Cathleen Schine


Cathleen Schine

Cathleen Schine is the author of THE GRAMMARIANS, THE THREE WEISSMANNS OF WESTPORT and THE LOVE LETTER, among other novels. She has contributed to The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine and The New York Times Book Review. She lives in Los Angeles.

Books by Cathleen Schine

by Cathleen Schine - Fiction

A radiant, compassionate look at three generations --- including in-laws, ex-in-laws and same-sex spouses --- THEY MAY NOT MEAN TO, BUT THEY DO is a modern take on timeless questions of love and loyalty. 

by Cathleen Schine - Fiction, Historical Fiction

It’s 1964. Eleven-year-old Fin and his glamorous, worldly, older half sister, Lady, have just been orphaned, and Lady, whom Fin hasn’t seen in six years, is now his legal guardian and his only hope. That means Fin is uprooted from a small dairy farm in rural Connecticut, landing in Greenwich Village in the middle of the Swinging Sixties. He soon learns that Lady --- giddy, impulsive, and pursued by an ardent and dogged set of suitors --- is as much his responsibility as he is hers.