Books by David Skinner

HISTORY
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Perhaps too much Macdonald and not enough logo-geekery, but a well-researched, even loving, look at our language and its landlords."
Former Weekly Standard editor and current Humanities magazine editor Skinner debuts with the story of Webster's Third New International Dictionary, whose 1961 publication prompted assorted pundits to declare that the end of civilization was nigh. Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 1999

In a well-written gambol through weirdness, Skinner (The Wrecker, 1995, etc.) offers four highly imaginative short stories about young people with supernatural powers. Read full book review >

THE WRECKER by David Skinner
FICTION
Released: July 1, 1995

A mind-bender-cum-novel, set against the bleak landscapes of schoolyard bullying. Theo is tormented by a vicious boy, Jeffrey, and wants revenge. Read full book review >

YOU MUST KISS A WHALE by David Skinner
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: June 24, 1992

A story within a story, both surpassingly weird. Read full book review >