Beth Gutcheon, author of Gossip, on tour March 2013

Posted By on January 30, 2013

GossipAbout Gossip

• Paperback: 304 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (March 5, 2013)

The owner of a small high-end dress shop on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Loviah “Lovie” French is the one to whom certain women turn when they want to dish in the dressing room—including Lovie’s two best friends since boarding school, Dinah Wainwright and Avis Metcalf.

Outspoken Dinah made a name for herself as a columnist covering New York’s most fabulous; shy, proper Avis rose to prominence in the art world with her quiet manners and hard work. Despite their deep affection for Lovie, they have been allergic to each other for decades, uneasy acquaintances who are unwillingly bound to each other when Dinah’s favorite son and Avis’s only daughter fall in love. At the center of their orbit is Lovie, who knows everyone’s secrets and manages them as wisely as she can. Which is not wisely enough, as things turn out—a fact that will have a shattering effect on all their lives.

Beth GutcheonAbout Beth Gutcheon

Beth Gutcheon is the critically acclaimed author of eight previous novels: The New GirlsStill MissingDomestic PleasuresSaying GraceFive FortunesMore Than You KnowLeeway Cottage, and Good-bye and Amen. She is the writer of several film scripts, including the Academy Award nominee The Children of Theatre Street. She lives in New York City.

Find out more about Gutcheon at her website, connect with her on Facebook, and follow her on Twitter.

Beth’s Tour Stops

Tuesday, March 12th: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Wednesday, March 13th: Sweet Tidbits

Thursday, March 14th: A Bookish Way of Life

Friday, March 15th: Kritters Ramblings

Monday, March 18th: A Patchwork of Books

Monday, March 25th: Reflections of a Bookaholic

Wednesday, March 27th: Teresa’s Reading Corner

Thursday, March 28th: Drey’s Library

Monday, April 1st: Amused By Books

Tuesday, April 2nd: Mrs. Q.: Book Addict

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