Janet Fitch

marlene lopez

(Fitch, Janet) Janet Fitch‘s first novel, White Oleander, a #1 bestseller and Oprah’s Book Club selection, has been translated into twenty-four languages and was made into a feature film. Her novel Paint It Black hit bestseller lists across the country and has also been made into a film. Fitch’s latest novel, The Revolution of Marina M. (Little, Brown and Company), is set in St. Petersburg on the eve of the Russian Revolution. A young woman of privilege who aches to break free of the constraints of her genteel life, which will be violently upended by the vast forces of history. Swept up on these tides, she will join the marches for workers’ rights, fall in love with a radical young poet, and betray everything she holds dear, before being betrayed in turn.