Biography for Week in Winter

Random House, Inc.

Maeve Binchy is the author of numerous best-selling books, including her most recent novels,Minding Frankie, Heart and Soul, and Whitethorn Woods, as well as Circle of Friendsand Tara Road, which was an Oprah's Book Club selection. She has written forGourmet; O, The Oprah Magazine; Modern Maturity; and Good Housekeeping, among other publications. Married to Gordon Snell, she lived in Dalkey, Ireland, until her death in July 2012 at the age of seventy-two, shortly after finishing this book.