Books by Brian Payton

Brian Payton writes fiction, nonfiction, and drama. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, The Globe and Mail, Islands, and Canadian Geographic. Brian is the author of three books of nonfiction and is a contr


THE WIND IS NOT A RIVER by Brian Payton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"Through a narrative strategy that alternates chapters between John's plight and Helen's search, Payton effectively gives the reader two visions—and two versions—of a neglected aspect of World War II."
An unusual novel in that Payton takes us to a theater of war not normally visited—the Japanese-occupied Aleutian Islands in 1943. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: July 11, 2006

"Bears need protection now, this astute natural history/travelogue asserts, but so do the wretched of the earth. (b&w illustrations)"
Canadian journalist and novelist Payton takes a globe-spanning tour of bears' habitats to see how they're faring. Read full book review >