Books by Fenton Johnson

EVERYWHERE HOME by Fenton Johnson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 16, 2017

"In taut, sometimes-tense prose, Johnson shows us so many varieties of human pain as well as many glimmers of hope."
A writer with deep Appalachian roots rehearses his life story, positioning it under the most exacting of microscopes. Read full book review >
KEEPING FAITH by Fenton Johnson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 16, 2003

"Richly allusive, impressively lucid, and unflinchingly honest: Johnson speaks as eloquently to the heart as to the head."
Novelist and memoirist Johnson (Geography of the Heart, 1996, etc.) details his journey from bitter skeptic to man of renewed faith. Read full book review >
GEOGRAPHY OF THE HEART by Fenton Johnson
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1996

"It deserves the widest possible audience. (Author tour)"
A spiritual autobiography in the form of a novelist's memoir about losing his lover to AIDS. Read full book review >
SCISSORS, PAPER, ROCK by Fenton Johnson
Released: July 1, 1993

A tender, haunting account of a rural southern family's demise as the parents sicken and die, the gay son contracts AIDS, and other siblings leave for greener urban pastures. Read full book review >