Internationally Best-Selling Author of 12 Novels
In Künstlers in Paradise, 93-year-old Mamie spends the seemingly endless pandemic telling her visiting grandson, Julian, stories of her escapades with artists who fled the Nazis and came to Hollywood. Mamie’s story spans from Berlin in the 1930s to Venice Beach in 2020. Arnold Schoenberg, Christopher Isherwood, Thomas Mann, and Greta Garbo come to brilliant life in Schine’s witty and erudite style. Schine earned her BA at Sarah Lawrence. The author of The Grammarians, The Three Weissmanns of Westport, and The Love Letter, among other novels, she lives in Venice, California.
“A paean to the regenerative power of storytelling and to Los Angeles itself.” – New York Times Book Review. “A moving and entertaining novel about how we revisit memories to make meaning for ourselves and others.” – The Wall Street JournalAuthor's Website