Books by Emile Capouya

THE RISING OF THE MOON by Emile Capouya
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"With its noirish sensibility and restless anecdotes, Capouya's tale sets a compelling tone, resembling a landscape awash in moonlight, as striking for its shadows as for its substance."
Reminiscent at its darkest of B. Traven, and echoing overall the hard-boiled fiction of an earlier era, this short, sharp novel from prizewinning Capouya (In the Sparrow Hills, 1994, etc.) charts the bleak course of a young merchant seaman toughing it out in the Mediterranean after WWII. Read full book review >
IN THE SPARROW HILLS by Emile Capouya
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1993

"Odd—and also affected."
Conscience, violence, the nature of memory, good and bad faith—these are some of the themes fluffed and styled by longtime literaryman Capouya (former literary editor of The Nation; now publisher of New Amsterdam Books) in what he terms ``stories,'' although they read more like feckless, somewhat unctuous memoirs. Read full book review >