West of Sunset was chosen as one of the Notable Fiction Books of 2015 by the Washington Post! Here’s what they said about it:
O’Nan compassionately and beautifully evokes the grim last act of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s life, when he worked as a Hollywood screenwriter. Sick with alcoholism and tuberculosis, he labored to make flimsy scripts better, a tired but relentless craftsman. — Maureen Corrigan
Stewart will be chatting with Book World Editor, Ron Charles in an exclusive video interview on Feb 24 about The Washington Post Book Club’s fiction pick for February, West of Sunset. Readers are invited to submit their questions for Stewart using #WestofSunset in the comments section on the Facebook page and over Twitter.
From The Washington Post’s Style Blog:
Some investors reacted negatively to Friday’s announcement that Darden will sell the Red Lobster restaurant chain to a private equity firm for $2.1 billion.
Wall Street bankers and lawyers can argue over the wisdom of dumping the seafood restaurants for quick cash — but leave it to a novelist to consider the real cost for workers as they’re forced to deal with the upheaval of new corporate management.