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Lee's Latest Blogs

Sep.17.2008 - 11:22 am
What a ride so far.  My book came out only two weeks ago and this past Monday and Tuesday I attended the Pacific Northwest Bookseller's Association (PNBA) tradeshow in Portland....
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Sep.08.2008 - 6:46 pm
I'm a huge fan of John Steinbeck's work. East of Eden is my all-time favorite novel, Grapes of Wrath a close second, and I loved Pastures of Heaven, In Dubious Battle, Of Mice and...
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Aug.28.2008 - 10:25 am
After years of work, revisions,  rejections and a fair amount of self-doubt, my first novel is in my hands; thanks to my fantastic publisher, KOMENAR Publishing.   Reading...
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Aug.18.2008 - 4:48 pm
In the best novels (or those I like anyway), setting is inextricably linked to story. Think John Steinbeck’s East of Eden, Wallace Stegner’s Angle of Repose, and, more recently...
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Comments from Lee

Sep.09.2008 - 11:12 am
In response to: Steinbeck's Ghost
Belle, Last week, I posted a comment on Steve's blog about Steinbeck and guns, and the Pacific Grove exhibit, which...
Sep.08.2008 - 2:05 pm
In response to: Oh Vanity! Otherwise Known as the Author Photo
Love your candor. Vanity is, well, just so human, and silly.   Congrats on being the Redroom Rising Star.  Lee Doyle
Sep.07.2008 - 8:55 am
In response to: The Other Side of Eden
A fascinating post, and I will try to make a point to see the exhibition. I grew up in the Salinas Valley, and...
Sep.06.2008 - 9:01 pm
In response to: How to Read
Ben, Thanks for the post.  My first novel  The Love We All Wait For is just out, and I'm having a launch party, plus...
Sep.06.2008 - 8:55 pm
In response to: First Novel in Hand
AJ, Thanks for the kind words. If you're interested, The Love We All Wait For is available at local bookstores and...

Published Reviews

The Love We All Wait For
Dec.28.2008
Published by Star Tribune, Minneapolis-St. Paul
There was no Dorothy tapping her ruby-slippered feet and yearning for home at the end of this book, but when I closed it, that was the image that popped into my mind. Lee Doyle's...