Cathleen Schine

Cathleen Schine is the author of the internationally best-selling novels The Love Letter (1995), which was made into a movie starring Kate Capshaw, and Rameau’s Niece (1993), which was also made into a movie (The Misadventures of Margaret), starring Parker Posey. Schine’s other novels are Alice in Bed (1983), To the Bird House (1990), The Evolution of Jane (1999), She is Me (2003), The New Yorkers (2006), The Three Weissmanns of Westport (2010), Fin & Lady (2014) and most recently They May Not Mean To, But They Do (2016). In addition to novels she has written articles for The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, and The New York Times Book Review, among other publications.


  • Set in Greenwich Village in the 1960s, a comic love story by the beloved author of THE THREE WEISSMANNS OF WESTPORT [...]

  • A love letter from an anonymous sender wreaks romantic havoc among the residents of a small New England town [...]

  • Schine's funny and tender homage to SENSE AND SENSIBILITY finds two sisters and their mother in a cottage on the Connecticut coast [...]