Hecht's first novel revisits the batty, obsessive narrator of her short-story collection "Do the Windows Open?" and chronicles the strange friendship between a photographer in her late 40s and a young man whom she has known since his childhood.

The Unprofessionals 2008, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781416564270

Trade paperback

The Unprofessionals 2003, Random House (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400061747