Dominick Dunne's Too Much Money

August 27, 2009

Tags: Dominick Dunne, Too Much Money, George Plimpton, Gary Condit, Chandra Levy

Dominick Dunne's posthumous novel, Too Much Money, will be published on December 1, 2009 by Random House. The lead character is reporter Gus Bailey, whom Dunne's readers will remember from People Like Us, A Season in Purgatory, and Another City, Not My Own, Dunne's memoir in the form of a novel about the O.J. Simpson (more…)

Dominick Dunne

August 26, 2009

Tags: Dominick Dunne

...has died. He had been fighting bladder cancer for quite some time.

Despite his illness, he kept on writing. His posthumous novel, Too Much Money, will be published later this year.

He was a remarkable man, and a truly nice one. I'll be writing more about him later.

The Dominick Dunne/Imelda Marcos Show

August 13, 2009

Tags: Dominick Dunne, Imelda Marcos, Tina Brown, Author Interviews

In 1998, I did an interview with Dominick Dunne, which was published that same year in The Country and Abroad. Following is an excerpt:

Kelly: What was your strangest experience as a reporter? I know you've had a lot of them.

Dunne: A lot. I really had a lot of them.

Kelly: What stands out (more…)

Selected Works

Nonfiction
“This book is, quite simply, remarkable journalism and remarkable writing.”
--Robert B. Parker
"Taut with suspense...crackles like a bestselling novel." -- Barry Reed, author of The Verdict
Fiction
"Susan Kelly's maiden mystery is fresh and free-spirited with lively characters, snappy dialogue...and a suspenseful plot." -- Washington Post
“Spinetingling... noteworthy... brings the horror of being a victim into sharp focus.”
--Publishers Weekly
“Thought-provoking... a gritty, bittersweet story with added depth and dimension.”
--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"A page-turner with action and suspense." -- SSC Booknews
"A winner for fans of literate, witty mysteries." -- Tony Hillerman
"The Summertime Soldiers has love, sex, and murder and most of all, a heart." -- Boston Herald