Books by William Norwich

MY MRS. BROWN by William Norwich
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 12, 2016

"Like its main character, appealing, sweet, old-fashioned—and, at heart, very sad."
An unassuming yet magnetic older woman becomes possessed by the notion of acquiring an Oscar de la Renta dress. Read full book review >
MOLLY AND THE MAGIC DRESS by William Norwich
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"The intent seems to be a kinder, gentler Eloise for the 21st century, but there is no magic here. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Norwich, the Entertaining Editor for the New York Times Magazine, and Miller, whose work has appeared in the New Yorker, combine their urbane sensibilities to create a rawther brittle, rawther long story about a wealthy little girl named Molly, who lives in a New York City apartment with her cat, Slim Enid, her ultrathin, ultrablonde, ultrachic mother, and their housekeeper. Read full book review >
LEARNING TO DRIVE by William Norwich
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1996

"An uneasy blend of satire and mourning, unleavened by either society dish or genuine insight."
In Vogue columnist Norwich's lead-footed debut, a tabloid- ready tale of fatal mayhem on the way to the Department of Motor Vehicles is punctuated with slightly more affecting flashbacks to the not-yet-licensed driver's sad childhood. Read full book review >