Books by Jack Butler

DREAMER by Jack Butler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 24, 1998

"The espionage plot, which Butler handles poorly, doesn't graft well with his novel of ideas, which he handles well."
The author of two send-ups of southern politics, Jujitsu for Christ (1986) and Living in Little Rock with Miss Little Rock (1993), as well as a well-received sf novel, Nightshade (1989), makes another departure: a thriller centered on dream research. Read full book review >
LIVING IN LITTLE ROCK WITH MISS LITTLE ROCK by Jack Butler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 1993

"Bat your way through all the froth and you get an interesting-enough portrait of the recent New South—but know that it's a major undertaking for only a moderate reward."
A fat, slathering mix of high spirits, crime melodrama, metafiction, and narrative cuteness bakes up Butler's third novel (Jujitsu for Christ, 1986; Nightshade, 1989)—set in guess where, during a short period, 1981, when Bill Clinton is not Arkansas's governor and when a ``Creation Science'' bill is up before the legislature, paining every enlightened Arkansan. Read full book review >