Books by Gillen D’Arcy Wood

Gillen D’Arcy Wood grew up in Australia, where he worked as a jazz musician. In 1992, he came to New York on a Fulbright scholarship to study at Columbia University. He has since published extensively on nineteenth-century art and literature. Hosack’s Fol

HOSACK’S FOLLY by Gillen D’Arcy Wood
Released: April 19, 2005

"Only adequate as fiction, Wood's first brings to life a bygone age with such vigor—and points out the relevance of its conflicts with such intelligence—that readers with an interest in Old New York will readily forgive its failings."
The planning of New York's Croton Aqueduct and a yellow fever outbreak make up the historical backdrop for Australian-born Wood's debut. Read full book review >