Many journalists achieve success by reporting the facts accurately but unimaginatively—which makes their departures from nonfiction challenging and often unsuccessful. Jim Lehrer is respected as host of PBS’s The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer, and his fiction has gained its own following. Unfortunately, his 13th novel, No Certain Rest, doesn’t reach the caliber of his reporting.
"No Certain Rest" is Jim Lehrer's thirteenth novel. He has also written two memoirs and three plays. The executive editor and anchor of "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" on PBS, he lives with his wife, Kate, in Washington, D.C. They have three daughters. "From the Hardcover edition."