The Real Deal New York

Inside the home of author Douglas Kennedy

The best-selling novelist recently returned to his native Manhattan
By Christopher Cameron | January 10, 2015 12:00AM

From Luxury Listings NYC: Feet propped and laptop in its eponymous position, bestselling author Douglas Kennedy grinds out his daily 500 words from a low-sitting Eames chair in the center of His Fifth Avenue apartment. For notes, he is armed with a vintage Italian fountain pen by Omas and a black Moleskine notebook. When it comes to water, it’s sparkling.

Kennedy, 59, has sold some 13 million books worldwide, been translated into 22 languages and honored with the French equivalent of a knighthood, the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He’s published 14 books in all, one every two years. And after spending more than three decades abroad, Kennedy is once again calling his native Manhattan his HQ.  [more]