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John Burnham Schwartz

Biography

John Burnham Schwartz

John Burnham Schwartz is the author of the novels Claire Marvel, Bicycle Days and Reservation Road, which is being made into a motion picture based on his screenplay, starring Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Ruffalo, and Jennifer Connelly. His books have been translated into more than fifteen languages and his writing has appeared in many publications, including theNew York TimesThe New YorkerThe Boston Globe, and Vogue. He lives with his wife and son in Brooklyn, New York.

John Burnham Schwartz

Books by John Burnham Schwartz

by John Burnham Schwartz - Fiction

NORTHWEST CORNER is about a splintered family --- characters from the acclaimed bestseller RESERVATION ROAD --- struggling to put itself back together after tragedy.

by John Burnham Schwartz - Fiction

In 1959, a young woman, Haruko, marries the Crown Prince of Japan. She is the first nonaristocratic woman to enter the mysterious, hermetic monarchy. Thirty years later, now Empress herself, she plays a crucial role in persuading another young woman to accept the marriage proposal of her son, with tragic consequences.