American novelist, short story writer, and playwright who is best known for The War of the Roses and Random Hearts. He published more than thirty novels and short story collections.
He worked at the New York Daily News before becoming editor of the Queens Post.
He was one of the first writers to embrace the e-book format. His works were translated into 25 languages.
He was born in New York. With his wife, Sonia Adler, he had three children: Michael, Jonathan and David.
He and Mario Puzo were classmates at The New School.