Books by Evan S. Connell

LOST IN UTTAR PRADESH by Evan S. Connell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 22, 2008

"Connell combines the master fiction writer's skills (brisk characterization, supple stylistic precision) with those of a compulsive traveler, ruminative antiquarian and borderline-eccentric obsessive."
A rich variety of settings, themes and characters distinguishes this collection from Connell (Deus Lo Volt!, 2000, etc.). Read full book review >
FRANCISCO GOYA by Evan S. Connell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Well-crafted musings on living in violent and troubled times, using one of the greatest artists of that genre as a lens."
From literary nonfiction author and novelist Connell (Deus Lo Volt!, 2000, etc.), an idiosyncratic consideration of the groundbreaking Spanish artist. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 30, 2001

"Whatever they are, these pieces exude a rare spirit that delights to find the marvelous in the actual."
A thick sheaf of nonfictions—"essays" is a slight misnomer—all but two from earlier collections by novelist Connell (Deus Lo Volt!, 2000, etc.). Read full book review >
DEUS LO VOLT! by Evan S. Connell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2000

"Magnificent stuff. Readers who have already been captivated by Connell's departures from conventional fictional form will be eager to follow him down this curious and remarkable book's intricate, pristine, and illuminating path."
The Crusades of the late-11th through early13th centuries are the subjects of this brimming, though by no means sprawling, semidocumentary novel, Connell's first since The Alchemist's Journal (1991). Read full book review >
THE COLLECTED STORIES OF EVAN S. CONNELL by Evan S. Connell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"A top collection. (First Serial to The New Yorker)"
From the prolific and accomplished Connell (Son of the Morning Star, Mrs. Bridge), a worthy compendium of 56 stories13 new, 14 previously uncollected, and 29 from three earlier collections: The Anatomy Lesson (1957), At the Crossroads (1965), and St. Read full book review >