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Caracas Retreat

Junketing to South America in the late 1960s with Robert Lowell, a wealthy Venezuelan, and Alfred Kazin. An excerpt from the forthcoming memoir Lucky Bruce.

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In the Picture

Bruce Jay Friedman’s darkly comic novels, short stories, and screenplays place him among the past century’s best American writers. In his new memoir, Lucky Bruce, he reminisces about many of them.

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The Funny Guy

Lost Books

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A Change of Plan

The short story that became The Heartbreak Kid

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The Kid Is Back in Town

The remake of The Heartbreak Kid favors bawdiness over sharp-edged satire

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And Now, a Major Motion Picture!

What happens to a writer when Hollywood calls?