Boyd, William

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With finely delineated characters and a deft comic touch, Costa Prize winner Boyd (Restless) precisely skewers the absurdity of the movie business while sending his trio of characters toward a not uniformly pleasant reckoning with truer versions of themselves.

Love Is Blind

Reading this masterly novel from Boyd (Restless) is like easing into a comfortable prose chair. The language, story, and setting all converge in a richly satisfying human drama; highly recommended. [See Prepub Alert, 4/9/18.]

Sweet Caress: The Many Lives of Amory Clay

The authenticity of Boyd's research, the mix of historical events and real-life figures such as Hannelore Hahn and Margaret Bourke-White with pure literary invention, as well as the captivating photos that illustrate this sweeping, glorious novel will confound readers into believing that this bold, brilliant woman photographer did have a place in history. Simply stunning.

Waiting for Sunrise

In this thriller for the intellectual set, the skilled Boyd has developed his characters with depth and crafted an exciting plot that moves along at quite a clip. [See Prepub Alert, 11/1/11.]

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