Heart of Glass

Heart of Glass

In this edgy and romantic follow-up to her New York Timesbestselling debut memoir, Chanel Bonfire, Wendy Lawless chronicles her misguided twenties—a darkly funny story of a girl without a roadmap for life who flees her disastrous past to find herself in the gritty heart of 1980s New York City.

Chanel Bonfire

Chanel Bonfire

Chanel Bonfire tells the often heartbreaking tale of Wendy Lawless’ unconventional upbringing with an unstable alcoholic and suicidal mother—a real-life Holly Golightly turned Mommie Dearest—and the uncommon sense of resilience that allowed her to rise above it all.

About the Author

Wendy Lawless is the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Chanel Bonfire. She has published essays in Redbook, and the Los Angeles press. A stage and television actress, she appeared on Broadway in the Pulitzer Prize winning play The Heidi Chronicles and off Broadway in the Obie Award winning play All In The Timing. She lives in California with her screenwriter husband and their two children.

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Stranger Things …

Randomly surfing the web, I came across a piece on a recently opened gelato place in Berlin, Germany, called Cuore di Vetro, or Heart of Glass in Italian. A bit odd, I thought, as I clicked on the article on . Even more bizarre was that the author of the piece mentioned of course the Blondie song but also my book – she wondered if there was a connection as I “have a crush on all things Bowie”.  And so I do.

Link below …

Cuore di Vetro