Thursday, April 29, 2010

Tomorrow on Kitchen Chat: Nancy Woodruff

Join me on Friday as I chat with my friend and fabulous author, Nancy Woodruff. Nancy's book, My Wife's Affair, has just been released by Amy Einhorn, a division of Penguin Group, USA.

About My Wife's Affair:
A smart, sexy novel about a woman's search for her former self on the London stage Georgie and Peter, very much in love, move to London with their three children. Once there, Georgie's dormant acting career takes off and she wins the role of Dora Jordan in a one-woman show. Dora Jordan was the most famous comic actress of the eighteenth century (she had thirteen illegitimate children, including ten by the future king of England). As Georgie rehearses for her part, she becomes increasingly drawn to Dora Jordan, who she sees as a working mother with struggles exactly like her own. And when Georgie can no longer fight her attraction to the playwright, she begins an affair with tragic results. Narrated by Peter, a failed-writer-turned-businessman, My Wife's Affair is about infidelity, passion, duty, and about finally getting what you want and then wanting still more.

About Nancy:

Nancy Woodruff received her MFA from Columbia University where she won the Henfield/Transatlantic Review Award. She taught writing at Columbia and SUNY Purchase before moving in 1997 to London, where she taught for eight years at Richmond, the American International University. In addition to My Wife's Affair, she is also the author of Someone Else's Child. She currently teaches at New York University and lives in Brooklyn with her husband, sons, and daughter. For more info, please visit Nancy's website:

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