Books by Christopher Castellani

LEADING MEN by Christopher Castellani
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 12, 2019

"Humane, witty, and bold, this novel imagines the life of a loving but tortured couple."
To the spate of novels investigating the lives of famous artists and their relationships with the people who loved them most, add this intriguing take on Tennessee Williams and his lover of 15 years, Frank Merlo. Read full book review >
THE ART OF PERSPECTIVE by Christopher Castellani
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"A modest, gracefully written meditation on creativity and craft."
A close look at writers' crucial choices. Read full book review >
ALL THIS TALK OF LOVE by Christopher Castellani
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"Castellani writes movingly, affectingly of immigrant life, of the dichotomy of cultures, of the persistence of love across generations."
"You have to tend to family like you tend to a garden," writes Castellani (The Saint of Lost Things, 2005, etc.) in his third literary effort. Read full book review >
THE SAINT OF LOST THINGS by Christopher Castellani
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 30, 2005

"Not exactly a big romantic finish, but those who appreciate clear-eyed, unsentimental fiction will find its realism fresh and moving."
The heroine of A Kiss for Maddalena (2003) grows up a lot in Castellani's second novel. Read full book review >
A KISS FROM MADDALENA by Christopher Castellani
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 25, 2003

"Not perfect, but Castellani's faultless reproduction of a distant time and place, his elegant, eloquent prose, and his warm sympathy mark him as a talent to watch."
Lyrical first outing about star-crossed love in southern Italy in the 1940s. Read full book review >