Homes of Writers

  • Jamaica's GoldenEye, Fleming Living Room

    In 1976 Chris Blackwell, founder of Island Records, purchased the 19-acre GoldenEye property from the Fleming Estate. Blackwell's mother was friends with the late Fleming so it was kept in the…   See the Image

  • Jamaica's GoldenEye, Ocean View

    Back in his day, author Ian Fleming hosted Noël Coward, Errol Flynn, and Truman Capote on the grounds of GoldenEye. More recent guests include Bono, Johnny Depp, Kate Moss, Harrison Ford…   See the Image

  • Jamaica's GoldenEye

    The Fleming Villa has a movie room, a private pool and beach. Some rooms have Fleming’s personal desks. The new “cottages” boast 23-foot-high ceilings and start at around 1,100 square feet.    See the Image

  • Jamaica's GoldenEye

    Ian Fleming sought out Jamaica for peace and tranquility. You are invited to come to GoldenEye and experience the same. What's more relaxing than having warm bay waters just steps from your room and…   See the Image

  • If you saw the romantic drama Labor Day (which came out on DVD/Blu-ray yesterday) you might have left the theater wondering how to make that mouthwatering pie. Look no further than…   Read the Blog

  • Kitchen Seating: Susan Spungen's Home in East Hampton, N.Y.

    The cook, food stylist, recipe developer and author shows us around her gorgeous home in the Hamptons, including her dream kitchen that she designed with architect Andrew Pollock.   See the Gallery

  • Sue Grafton's Montecito Estate: Pool Terrace

    Crime does pay, especially if you have a stellar career as a mystery writer. It’s allowed Sue Grafton, famous for her alphabet novels, to live in the same lush community as super stars like Oprah,…   Read the Blog

  • Sue Grafton's Montecito Estate: Pool Terrace

    See what it would be like to be the mercurial mystery writer's next door neighbor: she's selling because built a new house right next door.   See the Gallery

  • Sue Grafton's Montecito Estate: Pool Terrace

    The circular patio is lined by two vine-covered pergolas, drawing the eye toward a commanding center fountain, and bringing to mind the grace and elegance of the 1930s, when the home was built.   See the Image

  • Sue Grafton's Montecito Estate: Play Room

    A giant playroom, with a full kitchen, bar, and plank wood floors, can be found on the home's lower level.   See the Image