Books by Blanche McCrary Boyd

TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN RACIST by Blanche McCrary Boyd
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2018

"Discombobulating—in a good way."
Twenty years after her last novel (Terminal Velocity, 1997, etc.), Boyd returns with a wildly ambitious page-turner that defies easy categorization. Read full book review >
TERMINAL VELOCITY by Blanche McCrary Boyd
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 16, 1997

"Boyd's talent for creating convincingly tangled psychological webs is undeniable, but her novels are as unshaped as life itself."
Once again, Boyd (The Revolution of Little Girls, 1991, etc.) leads her intriguing characters through complex psychological, sexual, and philosophical mazes in this story of a clever southern belle turned radical lesbian, but the author fails to synthesize the parts of her story into a satisfying whole. Read full book review >
THE REVOLUTION OF LITTLE GIRLS by Blanche McCrary Boyd
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 20, 1991

"A fine and chilling finish."
The author of The Redneck Way of Knowledge (1982) revisits her Charleston childhood in a novel that is charming, spare, imaginative, and funny—though without the shapeliness that might make it a first-rate work of fiction. Read full book review >