Books by Heather McGowan

Heather McGowan has an MFA from Brown and has received fellowships from Yaddo, MacDowell, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. She is the author of the novel Schooling, which was listed as Best Book of the Year by Newsweek, the Detroit Free Pres


DUCHESS OF NOTHING by Heather McGowan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 28, 2006

"A truly original premise, artfully developed into a memorable and perversely entertaining comic horror story."
An eccentric woman grudgingly undertakes the "education" of a small boy left in her charge, in this flinty second novel from the Brooklyn author of the well-received debut fiction Schooling (2001). Read full book review >
SCHOOLING by Heather McGowan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 19, 2001

"Remarkable in its mature complexity of method and manner, though less so in its substance: a minor book crying to be let out of the trappings of a major one."
A first novel packed to the bursting point with verbal and novelistic skills—and yet the whole misses being sustaining. Read full book review >