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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Confessions of a Taxi Mom in Westways Magazine!

My dear friend and fellow scribe Alison Singh Gee hooked me up with the AAA magazine of Southern California, Westways. My essay, Confessions of a Taxi Mom, came out in the SoCalLife column last week. I wrote about driving my kids around Los Angeles. It’s something I did for a long time, I still do it – sometimes I didn’t like it and other times I treasured it. It was a blast to write. When you have kids and live in SoCal you spend a great deal of time in the car. Now I’m nostalgic about that time; my kids are grown and although I adore them, I do miss those days before they were 24 and 20 years old. It goes so fast …

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