Books by Ellen Akins

HOMETOWN BREW by Ellen Akins
Released: June 1, 1998

"Akins has done and can do much better."
An initially compelling though finally unsatisfying fourth novel from the gifted author of Little Woman (1990) and Public Life (1993). Read full book review >
PUBLIC LIFE by Ellen Akins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 7, 1993

"The power and independent life of the media image are, as always, an intriguing theme—but Akins's pointillistic, humorless style merely skitters across its surface."
Another fragmented, sophisticated, terribly solemn novel by Akins (Home Movie; Little Woman)—this one starring Ann Matter, a shell-shocked media consultant whose fatal flaw is her fervent belief in her own media creation. Read full book review >