Books by Bob Shacochis

KINGDOMS IN THE AIR by Bob Shacochis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 7, 2016

"'Sink into an otherness,' the author advises in this enlightening travel collection, for a voyage of self-discovery."
Reflections on a wild life of daring travel. Read full book review >
THE WOMAN WHO LOST HER SOUL by Bob Shacochis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"An often depressing, cautionary and thoroughly excellent tale of the excesses of empire, ambition and the too easily fragmented human soul."
National Book Award—winning novelist Shacochis (The Immaculate Invasion, 1999, etc.) makes a long-awaited—indeed, much-anticipated—return to fiction with this stunning novel of love, innocence and honor lost. Read full book review >
THE IMMACULATE INVASION by Bob Shacochis
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"When reading this, one wants to laugh, cry, and take a shower all at the same time."
A brilliant account of the 1994 US invasion and occupation of Haiti. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 14, 1994

"The writing—polished, clever, and aptly targeted to GQ—is stylish nibble more than sustaining substance."
Food, sex, and other thoughts. Read full book review >
SWIMMING IN THE VOLCANO by Bob Shacochis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1993

"Shacochis's lumpy novel lacks the very qualities that make his stories so remarkable: grace and economy."
Accomplished short-story writer Shacochis (Easy in the Islands, The Next New World) weighs in with an ambitious first novel that (like Susan Sontag's recent tome) mixes sexual intrigue, political revolution, and volcanoes. Read full book review >