Books by Donald Barthelme

FLYING TO AMERICA by Donald Barthelme
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"For Barthelme completists only."
The final collection of the influential writer's previously uncollected stories. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

What Thomas Pynchon called ``Barthelmismo'' is somewhat lacking in the second posthumous collection edited by Herzinger of Barthelme's miscellaneous writings, which here includes film and book reviews, art catalog essays, and New Yorker pieces. ``Barthelme Takes On Task of Almost Deciphering His Fiction'' ran the New York Times headline when Barthelme delivered a lecture for New York University's Writer at Work series. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 30, 1992

"A few savory hints here whet the appetite for more: a promised collection of essays and interviews, another of uncollected stories. (Copiously illustrated with loopy prints, not seen but fondly remembered.)"
An unusually miscellaneous miscellany aptly described by its subtitle: marginal work from the late author who became the leading American short-story writer in the 70's. Read full book review >