Books by David Ebershoff

THE 19TH WIFE by David Ebershoff
Released: Aug. 12, 2008

"Reminiscent of Wallace Stegner's Angle of Repose in scope and ambition, though the narrative sometimes drags."
Ebershoff (Pasadena, 2002, etc.) takes a promising historical premise and runs with it—perhaps a couple of dozen pages too long. Read full book review >
PASADENA by David Ebershoff
Released: July 16, 2002

"Lovely, but as exhausting as exhaustive."
An epic tale spanning the history of a WWI-era southern California that's later lost to the flash of Hollywood and technoburbs. Read full book review >
THE ROSE CITY by David Ebershoff
Released: May 1, 2001

"Ebershoff (The Danish Girl, 2000) strikes a chord over and again, sure to resonate like soulful music to some and clanking repetition to others."
A well-honed but less-than-striking collection about discontented gay men caught between troubled childhoods, diminished lives, and the shifting winds of their uncertain futures. Read full book review >
THE DANISH GIRL by David Ebershoff
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

Ebershoff, publishing director of the Modern Library, tells the story of a man who gets turned into a woman: a leisurely and old-fashioned first novel that will doubtless be riveting to many; others may find it a grandiose canvas for what it actually offers. Read full book review >

Released: March 30, 1979

"The real lesson, willy-nilly, is in seeing the fun he had being a great, boyish nuisance."
Everything that, in time, made TR an irresistible force the curiosity and concentration, the energy, the ardor, the dramatic flair vitalizes this hugely detailed, over-long (700 pp), and rather florid account of his life up to the presidency. Read full book review >