Douglas Kennedy

Douglas Kennedy is the author of eleven previous novels, including the international bestsellers The Moment and Five Days. His work has been translated into twenty-two languages, and in 2007 he received the French decoration of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He divides his time between London, New York, and Montreal, and has two children. Find out more at DouglasKennedyNovelist.com.

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Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Where I am right now - in my house in Maine. I also live in Paris and London and Berlin - but Maine is home. I spent thirty years living outside of the United States, But then I came back - and Maine was the place I decided to hang my hat. It was the right call.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who think they have the answers. Nobody has the answers.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. My profession is that of a novelist. My avocational interests are: cinema, classical music, jazz, and - of course - the world of books.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Anything terrible happening to my children - and I've written about that in 'Leaving the World'.

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