Pierre Gentin

Senior Partner, McKinsey

Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath
by Heather Clark

A sensitive, sympathetic, and riveting portrait of the poet Sylvia Plath. Even after 60 years, Plath’s extraordinary poetic voice is instantly recognizable, and this excellent biography brings her personality to life.

Both Are True
by Reyna Marder Gentin

This powerful New York love story follows Jackie (a family court judge) and Lou (a blogger) as they discover that the road to love and family may be circuitous but always leads us home. This is my wife Reyna’s fabulous third novel. It will be released publicly in October 2021.

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