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Laura Dave: Why I Write

Laura Dave: Why I Write

[Last May, Laura Dave’s (The Divorce Party, London Is the Best City in America) third novel The First Husband (see presentation/review) was published and described as: “A fresh, funny take on the search for a soulmate.” —People. It’s also brilliant, witty, and poignant yet the best news about the novel is that today it comes out as a paperback! Both the content and the flow of Laura’s writing are so natural that one might stop occasionally and wonder how does…

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Laura Dave and The First Husband

Laura Dave and The First Husband

With witty, wise, storytelling regarding the complexities of modern love — complemented by her elegantly honest prose –, Laura Dave (The Divorce Party, London Is the Best City in America) offfers readers her third novel, The First Husband, available Thursday, May 12, 2011. How good is it really? In its May 2011 issue, Marie Claire designated The First Husband as a “NEED TO READ” decadent novel noting: “What distinguishes Dave from her peers are her keen observations about the difficulty…

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Guest Laura Dave on REBOOTED:
How My Worst Writing Moment Became My Best

Guest Laura Dave on REBOOTED:
How My Worst Writing Moment Became My Best

[A published author is of often defined as a writer who never gave up. In today’s guest post, Laura Dave (The Divorce Party, London Is the Best City in America, and The First Husband coming May 12, 2011) shares an experience that tested and challenged her “author dream.”] REBOOTED: How My Worst Writing Moment Became My Best Right before my twenty-sixth birthday, I moved to New York City. I’d been living in small towns, for the last several years, working…

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The Revealing of Laura Dave

The Revealing of Laura Dave

Laura Dave, highly acclaimed for her first two novels [with the most intriguing titles] — The Divorce Party and London Is the Best City in America –, offers readers her latest book, The First Husband in bookstores on May 12, 2011. In a one sentence synopsis, The First Husband is described as: A savvy, page-turning novel about a woman torn between her husband and the man she thought she’d marry. And the novel has garnered this early praise: “Dave presents…

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