Books by Andrew Brown

HAPPINESS by Frédéric Lenoir
NON-FICTION
Released: April 7, 2015

"A brief though well-considered guide to a wide range of the many schools of thought regarding contentment, joy and happiness."
A philosopher's exploration of all the angles of happiness. Read full book review >
COLDSLEEP LULLABY by Andrew Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 17, 2014

"Brown (Solace, 2012, etc.) has cleverly and ironically woven a second narrative of the cruel past into the present. The mystery takes a back seat in this beautifully crafted scenario of hatred, intolerance and courage."
A tale of past and present South Africa that exposes the dark underbelly of the country's history. Read full book review >
FOR A NIGHT OF LOVE by Emile Zola
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 15, 2003

"For those who find Zola insufferably turgid, this racy little volume is the perfect antidote."
Religion, money, and sex are the general subjects of these three arresting (previously untranslated) short stories by the French master of documentary realism and bloodcurdling melodrama. Read full book review >
MEMOIRS OF A MADMAN by Gustave Flaubert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 15, 2003

"It's a deftly plotted, precociously urbane parable of obsession, somewhat reminiscent of (of all things) early Edgar Allan Poe."
This very early work, written when Flaubert was an adolescent but published only long after his death (in 1900), records the amatory and intellectual effusions of a lovestruck youth whose "madness" is really only romantic hyperbole. Read full book review >