Warren Adler

About Warren Adler

The late Warren Adler (D: April 2019) was the acclaimed author of The War of the Roses, a masterpiece of macabre divorce adapted into the BAFTA and Golden Globe-nominated hit film starring Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner. Adler also optioned and sold film rights for a number of his works, including Random Hearts and Private Lies. Adler’s works have been translated into more than 25 languages, including his staged version of The War of the Roses, which opened to spectacular reviews worldwide. Adler, a regular Authorlink contributor, taught creative writing seminars at New York University and lectured on creative writing, film and television adaptation, and electronic publishing. At the time of his death at age 91, he had a number of film/TV adaptations in various stages of development with Grey Eagle Films including The Children of the Roses. His novels are available as audiobooks through Audible. His latest historical fiction release, Mother Nile, was received with spectacular reviews from critics and readers alike. Warren will be missed as our colleague.

Author Archives for Warren Adler

Warren Adler, acclaimed author of The War of the Roses

Warren Adler, Write On

August 1, 2018 5:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Writing Insights - Warren Adler, best-known for his book and the movie adaptation of WAR OF ROSES, talks about his career as a writer and encourages aspiring authors to "write on."


Ernest Hemingway

A Reflection on Heminngway’s Wayward Leopard

June 1, 2018 5:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Private Lies, Warren Adler - In the epigraph of my novel Private Lies, I got permission from Ernest Hemingway’s heirs to use a quote from his story “The Snows of Kilimanjaro.” It describes finding the dried and frozen carcass of a leopard on the western summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.