Books by Melanie Benjamin

THE SWANS OF FIFTH AVENUE by Melanie Benjamin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 26, 2016

"Elegant Babe's thoughts, if not her lips, are unsealed at last. Those unaware of the scandal get CliffsNotes; and everyone else gets a chance to judge whether a swan's muteness can be more interesting than her gripe."
Class, cliques, and cattiness converge in this New York fable based on the lives of Truman Capote and his greatest fan, Babe Paley. Read full book review >
THE AVIATOR'S WIFE by Melanie Benjamin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2013

"A thoughtful examination of the forces which shaped the author of Gift from the Sea."
Biographical novel of Anne Morrow and her troubled marriage to pioneering aviator Charles Lindbergh. Read full book review >
ALICE I HAVE BEEN by Melanie Benjamin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"Historical fiction hampered by a 21st-century perspective on Victorian values."
Benjamin's debut imagines Alice Liddell's experiences before and particularly after Lewis Carroll immortalized her. Read full book review >