Christian Burch

Christian Burch is a real-life manny, who derived much of his inspiration for this novel from his charges. A resident of Jackson, Wyoming, The Manny Files is his first novel. He shares his birthday with Adam Ant, Evgeni Plushenko, and Anna Wintour.

Books by this Author

Hit the Road, Manny
The Manny Files

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Be Interesting!

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Owen Meany

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Perfect happiness is being with somebody that I really love....doing anything. I can be riding in the car on the way to the dentist, but if it's with somebody that I really love, it's perfect happiness.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. You Can't Always Get What You Want- Rolling Stones, Time To Say Goodbye- Andrea Bocelli,Don't Think Twice, It's Alright- Bob Dylan,The Space Between- Dave Matthews Band, Someone Saved My Life Tonight- Elton John

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I would like to meet Truman Capote. I would ask him about his friendship with Harper Lee.

Author Voices

January 20, 2009

Watermark Books is one of the best independent bookstores that I have ever been to. I recently visited to do a reading and answer questions and I ended up buying five books. LOVE IT!

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