Novelist David Leavitt Novelist David Leavitt. His new book is Martin Bauman; or, A Sure Thing. (Houghton Mifflin) It is a look at the Manhattan publishing scene as viewed through the eyes of 19-year-old Martin Bauman. Leavitt's own first book, Family Dancing, was published when he was just 23. Leavitt's other books include The Lost Language of Cranes, Equal Affections, and While England Sleeps.

Novelist David Leavitt

Novelist David Leavitt

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Novelist David Leavitt. His new book is Martin Bauman; or, A Sure Thing. (Houghton Mifflin) It is a look at the Manhattan publishing scene as viewed through the eyes of 19-year-old Martin Bauman. Leavitt's own first book, Family Dancing, was published when he was just 23. Leavitt's other books include The Lost Language of Cranes, Equal Affections, and While England Sleeps.