Books by Gary Amdahl

GARY AMDAHL’s work has appeared in the Santa Monica Review, Fiction, the Gettysburg Review, The Quarterly, and the Nation, as well as several newspapers and theatrical venues. He recently won a Pushcart Prize for “Narrow Road to the Deep North,” published


THE DAREDEVILS by Gary Amdahl
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"So immersed is Amdahl in the politics of the era and the philosophical questions at the novel's core that he too often sacrifices clarity for concept."
Amid the violent labor struggles of early-20th-century America, the wealthy son of a prominent San Francisco family immerses himself in theater and politics and obsesses over the distinction (or lack thereof) between performance and "real" life. Read full book review >
I AM DEATH by Gary Amdahl
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 3, 2008

"Two narratives of frustrated possibility, offering an awareness of the brutal indifference of modern life."
Amdahl (stories: Visigoth, 2006) examines darkly ludicrous aspects of modern American culture in two novellas. Read full book review >
VISIGOTH by Gary Amdahl
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 20, 2006

"Consistently fine, with a few flashes of greatness."
The male mind in all manners of disarray takes center stage in Amdahl's solid collection. Read full book review >