Invisible Ink: How 100 Great Authors Disappeared

There are a great many authors we grew up with whose books became touchstones in our lives, who have simply disappeared. What happened to them? Adopting false identities, switching genders, losing fortunes, descending into alcoholism, discovering new careers, the stories of the missing authors are often more surprising than any of the fictions they wrote. But their books live on in our homes and our memories. They're passed to our children, to our friends, to secondhand shops. And sometimes they surprise everyone by revealing their secrets.