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Jonathan Dee

Biography

Jonathan Dee

Jonathan Dee is the author of six novels, most recently A THOUSAND PARDONS. He is a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine, a frequent contributor to Harper's, and a former senior editor of The Paris Review. He teaches in the graduate writing programs at Columbia University and the New School.

Jonathan Dee

Books by Jonathan Dee

by Jonathan Dee - Drama, Fiction, Literary, Literary Fiction

Mark Firth is a contractor and home restorer who feels opportunity passing his family by. After being swindled by a financial advisor, what future can Mark promise his wife, Karen, and their young daughter, Haley? He finds himself envying the wealthy weekenders in his community whose houses sit empty all winter. Philip Hadi used to be one of these people. But in the nervous days after 9/11 he flees New York and hires Mark to turn his Howland home into a year-round “secure location” from which he can manage billions of dollars of other people’s money. 

by Jonathan Dee - Family, Fiction, Women's Fiction

Once a privileged and loving couple, the Armsteads have now reached a breaking point --- and everything they have built together unravels, swiftly and spectacularly. As she is confronted with the biggest case of her career, the fallout from her marriage, and her daughter’s increasingly distant behavior, Helen must face the limits of accountability and her own capacity for forgiveness.