In 2003, Martin moved to New York City, where he still lives and works as a publicist in the book publishing industry. His short stories have been published in Virgin Fiction 2, Pieces: A Collection of New Voices, Rebel Yell 2, Rush Hour, and other publications. What They Always Tell Us is his first novel.
Besides writing, Martin enjoys reading, jogging and exercising, watching tennis, traveling, listening to cheesy pop songs on his iPod, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family. Some of his favorite books are Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler, Open Secrets by Alice Munro, Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh, The Folded Leaf by William Maxwell, I'll Get There, It Better Be Worth the Trip by John Donovan, and many, many more. Favorite movies include Alien and Aliens, Heathers, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Nashville, All About Eve, Donnie Darko, and many more.
What They Always Tell Us by Martin Wilson
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers (February 9, 2010)
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JAMES AND ALEX have barely anything in common anymore—least of all their experiences in high school, where James is a popular senior and Alex is suddenly an outcast. But at home, there is Henry, the precocious 10-year-old across the street, who eagerly befriends them both. And when Alex takes up running, there is James’s friend Nathen, who unites the brothers in moving and unexpected ways.
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