Books by Brian Murphy

SISTERS OF THE CROSS by Alexei Remizov
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 19, 2017

"Dark and beguiling; Remizov is a writer worth knowing about, and this slender volume makes a good start."
An all but forgotten, little-translated Russian writer emerges from the shadows with this sometimes-bleak, sometimes-surreal tale. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: June 2, 2015

"A gripping story whose grasp sometimes loosens in explanatory passages."
A reporter for the Washington Post debuts with the forgotten story of a pilot whose B-24 crashed near the Charley River in some of Alaska's most remote territory in December 1943.Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"Lovely and profound."
AP correspondent Murphy (The New Men, 1997) shares his passion for Persian carpets. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 13, 1997

"Murphy wants to show the humanity and dignity of priestly calling; but the mood he favors, in so doing, of sentimental machismo—heartstrings loosened by a can of beer—will appeal to only a limited audience."
The North American College in Rome, an all-male bastion of Catholic seminarians from the US, provides the setting for this uncritically admiring narrative of evolving priestly vocations. Read full book review >