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Melanie Benjamin

Biography

Melanie Benjamin

Melanie Benjamin is the New York Times bestselling author of THE GIRLS IN THE PICTURE, THE SWANS OF FIFTH AVENUE, THE AVIATOR’S WIFE, THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MRS. TOM THUMB and ALICE I HAVE BEEN. Benjamin lives in Chicago, where she is at work on her next historical novel.

Photo Credit: © Deborah Feingold

Books by Melanie Benjamin

by Melanie Benjamin - Fiction, Historical Fiction

From the bestselling author of THE SWANS OF FIFTH AVENUE and THE AVIATOR'S WIFE comes a fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood’s earliest female legends --- screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford.

by Melanie Benjamin - Fiction, Historical Fiction

The New York Times bestselling author of THE AVIATOR’S WIFE returns with a triumphant new novel about New York’s “Swans” of the 1950s --- and the scandalous, headline-making and enthralling friendship between literary legend Truman Capote and peerless socialite Babe Paley.

by Melanie Benjamin - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Melanie Benjamin pulls back the curtain on the marriage of one of America’s most extraordinary couples: Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Drawing on the rich history of the 20th century and featuring cameos from such notable characters as Joseph Kennedy and Amelia Earhart, THE AVIATOR'S WIFE is a vividly imagined novel of a complicated marriage --- revealing both its dizzying highs and its devastating lows.

by Melanie Benjamin - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Few works of literature are as universally beloved as ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. Now, in this spellbinding historical novel, we meet the young girl whose bright spirit sent her on an unforgettable trip down the rabbit hole --- and the grown woman whose story is no less enthralling.