Books by Howard Fast

GREENWICH by Howard Fast
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2000

"And Fast smiles last, this being perhaps his 45th book (or, by another count, his 80th or so)."
Over the years the Fast who first grabbed us with the freshness of Freedom Road, Citizen Tom Paine, and later Spartacus has continued as a civil libertarian, mixing in the occasional novel of sheer macaronic entertainment (throw in anything)—such as his latest. Read full book review >
REDEMPTION by Howard Fast
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 6, 1999

"Still, Fast's followers won—t be disappointed."
A courtroom drama, courtesy of the tireless civil libertarian and novelist, whose recent home runs include The Trial of Abigail Goodman (1993), about the anti-abortion movement; and An Independent Woman (1997), a sixth-volume wrap-up of the Immigrants series. Read full book review >
AN INDEPENDENT WOMAN by Howard Fast
Released: July 1, 1997

"A muted, somewhat puzzling, addenda to a lively (and successful) series. (First printing of 100,000)"
An unexpected sixth novel in Fast's Immigrants saga, issued 12 years after the fifth (and supposedly final) installment, The Immigrant's Daughter (1985). Read full book review >
THE BRIDGE BUILDER'S STORY by Howard Fast
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Once more, the message is broadcast at top volume, but Fast has his tolerant, steady following. (First printing 50,000; $75,000 ad/promo)"
The unsinkable Howard Fast, still profitably afloat after nearly five decades in the chancy swells and shallows of popular fiction. Read full book review >
SEVEN DAYS IN JUNE by Howard Fast
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"Like some hybrid animal, half fish, half rodent, whatever it is, it doesn't fly. (Illustrated with maps, not seen) (First printing of 35,000)"
A historical novel trapped in the body of a bodice-ripper that will leave both history buffs and steamy sex aficionados unsatisfied. Read full book review >
THE TRIAL OF ABIGAIL GOODMAN by Howard Fast
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"Fast, in any event, is donating profits from the book to Planned Parenthood."
That robustly persistent booster of the cause of civil liberties and the brotherhood of man, and author of over 80 published works (most recently, Being Red, 1990), now takes on the cause of women's rights—specifically the right to choose abortion- -and produces a lively courtroom drama, set in an unnamed southern state. Read full book review >