Teller: A Novel

Teller: A Novel, the first novel by Frederick Weisel, is part mystery, part collection of imagined memoirs.
Set in Northern California’s Sonoma County, the novel is the story of a washed-up ghostwriter of celebrity autobiographies, named Charlie Teller, who gets caught up in the investigation of a friend’s murder.

“Henry James, who, like Wilkie Collins, understood that all stories are about writers as well as readers—and that stories about writers are really ghost stories—credited Collins with ‘having introduced into fiction those most mysterious of mysteries, the mysteries which are at our own doors.”

Jonathan Rosen, The New Yorker, July 25, 2011