Laura Zametkin Hobson (June 19, 1900 – February 28, 1986) was an American writer, best known for her novels Gentleman’s Agreement (1947) and Consenting Adult (1975).[1]

Books in order of publication:

  • he Trespassers (Simon & Schuster, 1943)
  • Gentleman’s Agreement (Simon & Schuster, 1947)
  • The Other Father (Simon & Schuster, 1950)
  • The Celebrity (Simon & Schuster, 1951)
  • First Papers (Random House, 1964)
  • The Tenth Month (Simon & Schuster, 1971)
  • Consenting Adult (Doubleday, 1975)
  • Over and Above (Doubleday, 1979)
  • Untold Millions (Harper & Row, 1982)

Autobiographies

  • Laura Z: A Life (Arbor House, 1983)
  • Laura Z: A Life, Years of Fulfillment (Donald I. Fine, 1986)
  • Laura Z: The Early Years and Years of Fulfillment (Primus/Donald I. Fine, 1987)

Juveniles

  • A Dog of His Own (Viking, 1941)
  • “I’m Going to Have a Baby!” (John Day, 1967)

Collaborations[note 9]

  • Outlaws Three (William Morrow, 1933) (as Peter Field)
  • Dry Gulch Adams (William Morrow, 1934) (as Peter Field)