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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Giveaway 2018 …


My latest Goodreads giveaway just came to a close. 1,964 people entered to win either a Chanel Bonfire paperback or the Heart of Glass audio book. Thanks to all who entered and congrats to the winners! I was a bit unpopular in the post office line when I showed up with a mess of books to mail, but copies are on their way to Alabama, Florida, Michigan, New York and Washington.

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