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Jonathan Lee


Jonathan Lee

Jonathan Lee is the author of four novels, most recently THE GREAT MISTAKE and HIGH DIVE, the latter of which was a best book of the year in publications including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle. He lives in New York.

Jonathan Lee

Books by Jonathan Lee

by Jonathan Lee - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Andrew Haswell Green is dead, shot at the venerable age of 83, when he thought life could hold no more surprises. The killing --- on Park Avenue in broad daylight, on Friday the 13th --- shook the city. Born to a struggling farmer, Green was a self-made man without whom there would be no Central Park, no Metropolitan Museum of Art, no Museum of Natural History, no New York Public Library. But Green had a secret, a life locked within him that now, in the hour of his death, may finally break free.

by Jonathan Lee - Fiction

In the fall of 1984, the Grand Hotel in the seaside town of Brighton, England, became ground zero for the attempted assassination of Margaret Thatcher. Nimbly weaving together fact and fiction, comedy and tragedy, Jonathan Lee vividly reimagines those fateful days from the perspectives of three unforgettable characters --- a young IRA bomb maker, the deputy hotel manager, and his teenage daughter --- whose lives will be changed forever by the Prime Minister’s visit.