Books by Ben Sherwood

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 26, 2009

"The protagonists may have stayed calm, but these stories of cheating the reaper are crazy wild."
Sherwood (The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud, 2004, etc.) investigates why some live, others don't. Read full book review >
THE DEATH AND LIFE OF CHARLIE ST. CLOUD by Ben Sherwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 2, 2004

"There's a big audience out there for imaginative treatments of the afterlife (look at The Lovely Bones), provided the author keeps control of the material, which is not the case here."
Two near-death experiences serve as bookends for this initially beguiling second novel about the interactions of the living, the dead, and the in-between. Read full book review >
THE MAN WHO ATE THE 747 by Ben Sherwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 29, 2000

"Wonderfully wacky, wise, charming, and romantic satire, filled with lovably eccentric characters who know the secret of true love."
A clever, quirky, comic first novel about love and obsession, as seen through the eyes of a man who makes his living verifying world records. Read full book review >