About Nancy French

Nancy French is a three time New York Times Best Selling Author.

The Litigators by John Grisham

David Zinc is a Harvard Law grad who has a nervous breakdown on his way to work.  And you wouldn’t blame him for feeling a little claustrophobic in his downtown Chicago law firm, a place where he makes big bucks but is so busy he can’t spend the money.He ends up at a bar, and then at a dump of a law firm called Finley & Figg.  Because David was drunk from his nervous breakdown and consequent time at the bar, he sees opportunity at this law firm, even if they do advertise on bingo chips … [Read more...]

Bossypants by Tina Fey

When you tell a joke, you take a risk, according to storyteller Bill Harley. “The joke teller is making an estimation of what the group is, and then telling a joke that helps to define that group,” he explains. “A joke says, ‘You’re like me — you’ll think this is funny.’”That’s why women tells jokes to each other they’d never tell in front of men, why Republicans tell jokes to each other they wouldn’t tell to Democrats, and why atheists avoid certain topics they find funny when socializ … [Read more...]

Last Night at Chateau Marmont: A Novel

If you had all the money you could spend and every opportunity to cheat on your spouse, would you be able to withstand the pressure?Do you ever look at a celebrity magazine detailing the latest escapades of your favorite star, who just can’t seem to stay married or out of the Betty Ford clinic?Lauren Weisberger, the author of The Devil Wears Prada, spins another compelling tale, this time set in the music and celebrity gossip industry.Brooke is happily married to the soulful, t … [Read more...]

Debt Free U: How I Paid for an Outstanding College Education without Loans, Scholarships, or Mooching Off My Parents

 Last week, David French discussed how college -- with its sky-rocketing costs -- may not be the right answer for everyone.  This week, we talk to those high school students (and their parents) who want to pursue higher education about how to do college right...  without debt!Zac Bissonnette, author of the new book Debt-Free U: How I Paid for an Outstanding College Education Without Loans, Scholarships, or Mooching Off My Parents is starting a new trend that Adam Daniels of the H … [Read more...]


It’s hard to be a kid.But it's interesting to be a kid who can pass for an adult.Twelve year old Liam is tall for his age and – recently – began prematurely growing facial hair. An only child, and “officially gifted and talented”, his only friends are online players of World of Warcraft – a virtual reality that allows him to fit in physically with everyone else… and have adventures.Though his physical awkwardness cripples him socially, it has some advantages – for example, he go … [Read more...]