Maggie Leffler is an American novelist and a family medicine physician. A native of Columbia, Maryland, she graduated from the University of Delaware and volunteered with AmeriCorps before attending St. George's University School of Medicine. She practices medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she lives with her husband and sons. The Secrets of Flight is her third novel.
"A delightful novel: warm, wry, smart and very funny." -- Irina Reyn, author of What Happened to Anna K. on The Goodbye Cousins
"An excellent summer read." -- Publishers Weekly on The Goodbye Cousins
Praise for The Diagnosis of Love: "I loved this book and loved its voice. How often is one both charmed and intrigued on page one and ever onward? Maggie Leffler's writing accomplishes that thing I enjoy the most: lively storytelling that is in equal parts wryly witty and touching." -- Elinor Lipman, author of My Latest Grievance and Then She Found Me
"This novel celebrates the support system that family and friends can offer in difficult times. Leffler...writes with warmth and confidence about new beginnings." -- Booklist on The Diagnosis of Love
"The ageless, timeless themes of friendship and family run deeply through Leffler's heart-wrenching novel. Beautifully and sensitively told in alternating viewpoints, this easy-to-read tale is thought-provoking and memorable." -- RT Book Reviews
"Through this heartwarming, one-of-a kind tale, author Maggie Leffler reminds us that the most improbable friendships can transform us in the most unexpected ways. A must read!" -- Pam Jenoff, international bestselling author of The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach