Books by Frederick Reuss

MAISIE AT 8000 FEET by Frederick Reuss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 12, 2016

"Reuss has given us a fascinating novel about interesting people who become fully formed in his writing, but the story never quite does."
A middle-aged woman traces her father's past on foot, by car, and from the sky as she uses her ability to fly. Read full book review >
THE WASTIES by Frederick Reuss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 21, 2002

"The largely academic riffs and worryings of a man humiliated by a dread inertia—but who still talk, talk, talks."
The elegant, sometimes amusing, but claustrophobic tale of an English prof who gets the "wasties," an illness that sounds, more than anything, like a grim, plain, crippling stroke. Read full book review >
HENRY OF ATLANTIC CITY by Frederick Reuss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 31, 1999

"It is also further evidence that Reuss is one of our most unpredictable and original novelists."
Give Reuss points for audacity. Read full book review >
HORACE AFOOT by Frederick Reuss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 17, 1997

"Still, his voice lingers, as do many of the scenes in this terse, moving exploration of modern anomie and the longing for—and fear of- -intimacy."
A wealthy, erudite, middle-aged loner in search of anonymity settles in the aptly named midwestern town of Oblivion and is swiftly drawn into the town's persistent local mysteries in this idiosyncratic, rather beguiling debut novel. Read full book review >