By Carly Simon
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, October 22, 2019

An intimate, vulnerable, and insightful portrait of the bond that grew between two iconic and starkly different American women, Carly Simon’s Touched by the Sun is a chronicle, in loving detail, of the late friendship she and Jackie shared. It is a meditation on the ways someone can unexpectedly enter our lives and change its course, as well as a celebration of kinship in all its many forms.


About the Author

Carly Simon is an American singer-songwriter and bestselling author. Simon has won multiple Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, and a Golden Globe Award for her songwriting. She has also been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Grammy Hall of Fame, and holds an honorary degree from the Berklee College of Music. She is the author of five children’s books including Amy The Dancing Bear, and her first memoir, Boys in the Trees, was a New York Times bestseller. Simon lives on Martha’s Vineyard.


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