Smith swears by her MacIntosh and, with the success of LOVE HER
MADLY and AN AMERICAN KILLING now writes at a desk that overlooks
the Atlantic ocean.
"My parents were from huge immigrant families. I was always
surrounded by cousins. My Italian grandfather told me water was to
bathe in, not drink, and that I should drink wine or I’d be
white like the sink.
My French grandfather took me fishing and crabbing, all-day affairs
which would last from 5 a.m. until 5 p.m. -- the weather would
always be h