White Oleander, Janet Fitch's debut novel, was a #1 bestseller and was chosen for Oprah's Book Club. It has been translated into twenty-eight languages and adapted into a feature film. Paint It Black, her second novel, was a national bestseller and was later adapted into a film. The Revolution of Marina M., her third novel, begins an epic odyssey through the Russian Revolution that ends with Chimes of a Lost Cathedral. She and her spouse live in Los Angeles.