Books by Beth Nugent

LIVE GIRLS by Beth Nugent
Released: April 7, 1996

"Live girls'' is what Dave's porno theater is said to need to spruce up trade; the same can be said for the novel."
A spooky but emotionally numb first novel about a young woman's subconscious search for self, by short-story writer Nugent (City of Boys, 1992). Read full book review >
CITY OF BOYS by Beth Nugent
Released: June 11, 1992

"Weird, hypnotic, and highly promising."
Nugent, whose stories have appeared in The New Yorker and Mademoiselle, as well as in The Best American Short Stories 1985 and other anthologies, opens a door in this first collection to a bleak world whose hopelessness weighs heavy at times, but whose characters linger in the memory. Read full book review >