Dennis Lehane is the author of the classic Kenzie-Gennaro series (A Drink Before the War; Sacred; Gone, Baby, Gone; Darkness Take My Hand; and Moonlight Mile), The Drop, Mystic River, Shutter Island, and The Given Day. Lehane is also credited with writing several episodes of HBO’s acclaimed series The Wire. Currently, Lehane teaches advanced fIction writing at Harvard University. Below is a selection of some of Lehane’s favorite books – for more information on any of the books below, feel free to click on the associated image (via Amazon).
DENNIS LEHANE’S FAVORITE BOOKS
We subsequently examined the favorite books of author Richard Price: Richard Price – Favorite Books
We examined Cormac McCarthy’s literary influences in a subsequent post: The Books that Influenced Cormac McCarthy
Check out our post examining the favorite books of the late Elmore Leonard: Elmore Leonard’s Favorite Books
If you are unfamiliar with any of Lehane’s novels, we strongly recommend checking out the following: