Books by Alan Sillitoe

MOGGERHANGER by Alan Sillitoe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"Reading this novel is like seeing an older man don that mod print shirt he's had for decades and never been able to part with. He should have known better."
A 40-year-old ne'er-do-well embarks on a series of comic encounters and adventures in this epic-sized picaresque. Read full book review >
GADFLY IN RUSSIA by Alan Sillitoe
Released: July 1, 2009

"A spry, readable literary travelogue that stretches from the '60s to the present, chronicling eternal verities and changing moods alike."
The Cold War-era Russian travels of the noted British novelist. Read full book review >
NEW AND COLLECTED STORIES by Alan Sillitoe
Released: Feb. 8, 2005

"Okay as a locked-van puzzle, but weighted down with Gye's journal entries and outré escapes from gangster widows, international conspiracies, and ectoplasmic manifestations."
Cambridge University parapsychology lecturer Nathaniel Gye comes to the aid of a corpse. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 23, 1996

"Such reticence aside, this is a fine and memorable work, a testament to the powers of literature to reshape a life."
One of England's preeminent (and most prolific) postWW II novelists recounts his early life in this reserved but affecting memoir. Read full book review >
COLLECTED STORIES by Alan Sillitoe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 1996

"Read selectively, this is a worthwhile collection."
Collected Stories ($14.00 paperback original; Sept. 23, 1996; 586 pp.; 0-00-649306-8): Thirty-eight stories gathered from Sillitoe's five volumes of short fiction about the English working-class, marred by a numbing redundancy in themes and settings. Read full book review >