Warren Adler


Born
in New York, The United States
December 16, 1927

Died
April 15, 2019

Website

Twitter

Genre


Acclaimed author, playwright, poet, and essayist Warren Adler is best known for The War of the Roses, his masterpiece fictionalization of a macabre divorce that was adapted into the iconic dark comedy that starred Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito. Following the success of his The War of the Roses, Adler went on to option and sell film rights to more than a dozen of his novels and short stories to Hollywood and major television networks. Random Hearts, The Sunset Gang, Private Lies, Funny Boys, Madeline’s Miracles, Trans-Siberian Express and his Fiona Fitzgerald mystery series are only a few titles that have forever left Adler’s mark on contemporary American authorship from page to stage to screen.

Adler illuminates the intri
...more

Warren Adler isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but he does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from his feed.

Read “Secret Lovers” from New York Echoes 2

“The hardest part is the guilt,” Glen told her. “Being away from you at night and the weekends.”


“You could do something about it,” Sara replied. This is not the first time she had heard his plaint, for which she had little sympathy. Besides, she had her own ax to grind. She did not like being defined as his mistress, which was the more honest description. She preferred the word “lover” to describe

Read more of this blog post »
1 like ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on September 21, 2018 09:47
Average rating: 3.58 · 3,366 ratings · 591 reviews · 67 distinct worksSimilar authors
The War of the Roses

3.46 avg rating — 713 ratings — published 1981 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Random Hearts

3.26 avg rating — 282 ratings — published 1984 — 28 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Target Churchill

4.27 avg rating — 301 ratings — published 2013 — 14 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mother Nile

3.71 avg rating — 174 ratings4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Finding Grace: Captured by ...

3.50 avg rating — 94 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
American Quartet (Fiona Fit...

3.30 avg rating — 178 ratings — published 1981 — 22 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
We Are Holding the Presiden...

3.97 avg rating — 132 ratings — published 1986 — 15 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Funny Boys

2.80 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 2008 — 16 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Treadmill

3.83 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 2014 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Children of the Roses

3.30 avg rating — 115 ratings — published 2004 — 20 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Warren Adler…
The War of the Roses The Children of the Roses
(2 books)
by
3.43 avg rating — 828 ratings

American Quartet American Sextet Death of a Washington Madame Witch of Watergate Senator Love Immaculate Deception The Ties That Bind
(9 books)
by
3.54 avg rating — 379 ratings

New York Echoes 1
(1 book)
by
3.29 avg rating — 24 ratings

“The first thing you have to learn when you go into the arts is to learn to cope with rejection. If you can’t, you’re dead”
Warren Adler

“Only something extremely dire and disabling will ever stop a real writer from writing. Retirement is never an option.”
Warren Adler

“No one ever wins a generational war.”
Warren Adler, Cult

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The Next Best Boo...: This topic has been closed to new comments. The Title Game 20241 14310 May 30, 2013 12:53PM