Pete Hamill

Pete Hamill is a novelist, journalist, editor and screenwriter. He is the author of more than 20 books, including the bestselling novels TABLOID CITY, FOREVER and SNOW IN AUGUST, and the bestselling memoir A DRINKING LIFE. He writes a column for the New York Daily News and lives in New York City.

Pete Hamill

Books by Pete Hamill

by Pete Hamill - Biography, Nonfiction

In this unique homage to an American icon, journalist and award-winning author Pete Hamill evokes the essence of Sinatra --- examining his art and his legend from the inside, as only a friend of many years could do. Shaped by Prohibition, the Depression and war, Francis Albert Sinatra became the troubadour of urban loneliness. With his songs, he enabled millions of others to tell their own stories, providing an entire generation with a sense of tradition and pride belonging distinctly to them. With a new look and a new introduction by Hamill, this is a rich and touching portrait that lingers like a beautiful song.

by Pete Hamill - Fiction, Short Stories

Never before collected in one volume, here are Pete Hamill's stories about Brooklyn, the borough in which he was born and grew up, and the one closest to his heart. These are stories of a New York almost lost but not forgotten, brimming over with nostalgia --- for the world after the war, the city before heroin and crack, the days of the Dodgers and Giants, even, for some, the world of the Depression.

by Pete Hamill - Fiction, Thriller

As much a thriller as it is a gripping portrait of the city of today, TABLOID CITY is a new fiction classic from the writer who has captured it perfectly for decades.

by Pete Hamill - Fiction, Historical Fiction

One snowy New Year's Day, in the midst of the Great Depression, Dr. James Delaney--haunted by the slaughters of the Great War, and abandoned by his wife and daughter--returns home to find his three-year-old grandson on his doorstep, left by his mother in Delaney's care. Coping with this unexpected arrival, Delaney hires Rose, a tough, decent Sicilian woman with a secret in her past.