Clients: The Moment


“Kennedy is astonishing at communicating his characters’ emotional turmoil . . . and he tosses tough ethical questions our way as he ponders the ‘moment’ that could change everything—and the very nature of love.” — Library Journal (starred review)

From Douglas's Blog

  • Thirty: A Short Story

    He’s asked me to marry him. This is not good news. This is not bad news. This is in-between news, which means that there is a degree of ambivalence involved. And ambivalence, as we all know, is that ‘no man’s land’ in matters of the heart. Ambivalence is that sage little voice in the back… Read more »

  • My Interview with Nina Darnton

    In anticipation of her forthcoming release, The Perfect Mother, Nina Darnton, fellow colleague in the literary arts, interviewed me. Our talk centered around the circumstances that leave us tethered to our own ennui and careers in noveling. Five Days centers around a woman who is in stasis. She is dissatisfied, but unable to imagine a departure from the… Read more »

  • Hit and Run (A Short Story)

    She’d left me for a dermatologist; a balding, golf-playing, medical practice on Park Avenue quasi-hot shot; the sort of guy who bragged about being defiantly anti-intellectual and whose idea of a novelist was Dan Brown (and that ‘novel’ was the first proper book – outside of how to improve your golf handicap – that he’d… Read more »

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Douglas Kennedy is the author of ten novels, including the international bestsellers Leaving the World and The Moment. His work has been translated into 22 languages. In 2007, he received the French decoration of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Three of Douglas's books have been adopted to film, The Woman In The FifthThe Big Picture and Welcome to Whoop Whoop. Below, watch Douglas' recent interview on The Moment!

Represented (U.S.): Grainne Fox, Fletcher & Company, Represented (U.K.): Antony Harwood

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