Books by Catherine Texier

Russian Lessons by Catherine Texier
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"An absorbing story, but some may find its subject matter off-putting."
A novel about a tortuous, obsessive affair by veteran author Texier (Victorine, 2005, etc.).Read full book review >
VICTORINE by Catherine Texier
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 20, 2004

"A subtly textured fourth novel: Texier's best yet."
Female sexuality—the driving force of Texier's abrasive earlier fiction (e.g., Love Me Tender, 1987; Panic Blood, 1990)—takes a much more romantic form here. Read full book review >
BREAKUP by Catherine Texier
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"In spite of its formal elegance, Breakup elicits a kind of uneasy sense of voyeruistic complicity—this is, above all, an indelibly intimate view of the demise of a marriage. (Author tour)"
The diary of a divorce: at times incantatory and overwrought, but always fired by emotion. Read full book review >
LOVE IS STRANGE by Joel Rose
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 1993

"Last gasps from a dying (and never that vital) literary scene."
Novelists Rose and Texier, editors of the now-defunct Between C & D, bring together 16 stories by writers who prowl ``the edges of human experience and literary form.'' After their breathless introduction, with its frequent use of the word ``edge,'' the editors turn to many of the writers best known from their Lower East Side magazine, all of whom testify to the peculiar nature of romance in a time of disease and safe sex. Read full book review >