Monday, August 3, 2015

Andrew McCarthy, Molly Ringwald, and other John Hughes alumni write books, and more books

"Pretty In Pink" co-stars Andrew McCarthy and Molly Ringwald take the literary world by storm -- and so are several of their fellow John Hughes alums

Andrew McCarthy, Molly Ringwald, and other John Hughes alumni write books, and more books

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Maybe John Hughes should have called it The Breakfast Book Club.

Molly Ringwald, who starred in Hughes’ seminal 1985 teen hit, The Breakfast Club, has “a novel in stories,” When It Happens to You (Harper Collins), on book shelves right now. And Andrew McCarthy, linked with Ringwald in the Hughes-scripted 1986 teen romance, Pretty in Pink, has just come out with The Longest Way Home: One Man’s Quest for the Courage to Settle Down (Free Press). Emilio Estevez, who shows up in The Breakfast Club, co-authored Along the Way: The Journey of a Father and Son (Free Press) with his dad, Martin Sheen, published this spring. And Ally Sheedy, likewise one of the detentionees  in The Breakfast Club, has been publishing children’s books (She Was Nice to Mice) and poetry (Yesterday I Saw the Sun) for years.

So, where’s the Judd Nelson bildungsroman?

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