The Bonfire of the Vanities
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|Release Date||March 4, 2008|
|Number of pages||704 pages|
|Filename||The Bonfire of the Vanities|
Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner . . . Brilliant high comedy.” (The New Republic)
The Devil's Candy: The Bonfire of the Vanities Goes to Hollywood
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|Release Date||November 1, 1991|
|Number of pages||434 pages|
|Publisher||Houghton Mifflin Company|
|Filename||The Devil's Candy: The Bonfire of the Vanities Goes to Hollywood|
An expose of the film industry focuses on the making of a movie that backfired at the box office to reveal the personalities of a new Hollywood community burning with the desire for instant success
The Flames of Florence: A Da Vinci's Disciples Novel
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Donna Russo Morin
|Release Date||May 8, 2018|
|Number of pages||260 pages|
|Filename||The Flames of Florence: A Da Vinci's Disciples Novel|
"A glittering Renaissance gem of a novel. Donna Russo Morin, a master of her craft, has penned an intricate story full of lush historical detail with a plot that will leave you breathless." ―Tasha Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of Death in St. Petersburg
In her final standalone novel featuring Da Vinci's Disciples, Donna Russo Morin delivers a thrilling story of the secret female artists of Florence, under the tutelage of Leonardo Da Vinci, and their heroic, potentially deadly efforts to save great works of art from the infamous Bonfire of the Vanities.
"Illicit plots, mysterious paintings, and Leonardo da Vinci all have their part to play in this delicious, heart-pounding work." ―Kate Quinn, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Alice Network
Lorenzo de Medici is dead, and his son Piero has brought war and famine upon the city of Florence. Yet, the glory that is Renaissance artistry grows more magnificent, as does the work of the women known as Da Vinci's Disciples. Now they face their most dangerous challenge, one shrouded in the cloak of a monk.
From the ashes of war, Friar Girolamo Savonarola rises. Some call him a savior and a prophet, a man willing to overthrow tyrannical rulers and corrupt clergy, the Borgia Pope among them. Fra Girolamo is determined to remold Florence from an avaricious, secular culture to a paragon of Christian virtues.
Many call Savonarola a delusional heretic, incapable of anything but self-serving fanaticism. When he sets out to destroy all secular art forms, Da Vinci's Disciples call him an enemy … but not all of them.
"Like a glorious Italian fresco-richly textured and vividly portrayed … Highly recommended for lovers of history, art, and courageous women." ―Anna Lee Huber, bestselling author of the Lady Darby Mysteries
"Donna Russo Morin renders one of the most tumultuous periods in Florence's history in bright colors and with vivid descriptions. This tale of a group of determined women standing up for what they believe in … will absolutely resonate with modern readers." ―Alyssa Palombo, author of The Most Beautiful Woman in Florence
Back to Blood: A Novel
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|Release Date||July 2, 2013|
|Number of pages||720 pages|
|Publisher||Back Bay Books|
|Filename||Back to Blood: A Novel|
This melting pot is full of hard cases who just won't melt, damn it: a Cuban mayor; a black police chief; a hot young reporter and a timid editor of the Miami Herald, both WASPs who went to Yale; an Anglo sex-addiction psychiatrist who keeps his lovely Latina nurse, Magdalena, in his bed and his star patient, a porn-addicted billionaire, on a string; a status-addled Haitian professor who thinks he's really French and wants his pale-skinned daughter to "pass" and his Creole-spouting son to be quiet.
Then there are the clueless collectors who "See it! Like it! Buy it!," spending tens of millions per minute on de-skilled art at Miami Art Basel; black drug dealers colliding with the Cuban cops; Columbus Day Regatta "spectators" who only have eyes for the annual après-race orgy; and "Active Adult" condos full of yenta-heavy ex-New Yorkers, not to mention a nest of shady Russians.
Based on the same sort of detailed, on-scene, high-energy reporting that powered Tom Wolfe's previous bestselling novels, BACK TO BLOOD is another brilliant, spot-on, scrupulous, and often hilarious reckoning with our times.
The Fall of Princes: A Novel
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|Release Date||June 28, 2016|
|Number of pages||320 pages|
|Filename||The Fall of Princes: A Novel|
"A heart-wrenching, beautiful, darkly comic, deeply necessary tale that stuns again and againwith razor-sharp prose and glittering wit." —Téa Obreht, author of The Tiger’s Wife
"A dark, intoxicating morality tale . . . A world of excess and decadence and the price paid by some—but by no means all . . . Seductive and provocative." —Garth Stein, author of A Sudden Lightand The Art of Racing in the Rain
In the spellbinding new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Robert Goolrick, 1980s Manhattan shimmers like the mirage it was, as money, power, and invincibility seduce a group of young Wall Street turks. Together they reach the pinnacle, achieving the kind of wealth that grants them access to anything--and anyone. Until, one by one, they fall. The Fall of Princes takes readers on a journey that is both starkly revealing and dazzlingly entertaining.
"Each chapter is haunting and compulsively readable, written in a bold, brash voice that aims for over-the-top and miraculously sticks the landing." —Entertainment Weekly
"While [Goolrick] describes a way of life that may never be possible again, he also manages to convey its beautiful, tragic appeal in an unforgettable rush of prose . . . Irresistible, bittersweet." —The Boston Globe
"Compelling, wholly seductive." —Booklist
"Brilliantly well done." —New York Daily News
"A vivid writer with a penchant for electric scenes." —Minneapolis Star Tribune
"While The Fall of Princes patrols territory marked by Tom Wolfe,Jay McInerney and Michael Lewis, Goolrick writes with an immediacyand precision that make this world feel as if it is all his own . . . Painfully beautiful." —The Washington Post