Books by Alex Austin

NAKAMURA REALITY by Alex Austin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2016

"A clumsily written novel about grief, guilt, and redemption that somehow achieves emotional dullness, paying lip service to feeling without generating its own."
A father finds himself drawn into the mystery of his sons' disappearance after more than a decade of grieving their loss. Read full book review >
THE PERFUME FACTORY by Alex Austin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 10, 2004

"The narrative follows the familiar contours of an adolescent bildungsroman, with some lurid highlights, but Austin keeps it fresh with his natural sense of character and setting."
A bleak but heartfelt coming-of-age novel set in the dead-end blue-collar towns of the New Jersey shore, circa 1963. Read full book review >