Books by James Salter

ALL THAT IS by James Salter
Released: April 2, 2013

"There are incidental pleasures here but, overall, a disappointing return."
In his first fiction since the story collection Last Night (2005), the acclaimed veteran author chronicles the life and loves of a Manhattan book editor over a 40-year period. Read full book review >
LAST NIGHT by James Salter
Released: April 25, 2005

"One of the masters displays his wares, to stunning effect."
Matchless narrative economy and surgically precise prose are the identifying marks of this exemplary gathering: ten stories by the semi-legendary veteran author (Burning the Days, 1997, etc.) Read full book review >
CASSADA by James Salter
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"An instructive portrait of the flying life, but one that requires some patience to enjoy. "
Salter's earliest (and nearly forgotten) two novels dealt with Air Force pilots—and now, in the literary version of a rescue mission, he has "entirely rewritten" the second one, his long-out-of-print The Arm of Flesh (1961). Read full book review >
BURNING THE DAYS by James Salter
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"A connoisseur's view of himself and others. (Author tour)"
 Glimpses of a writer's past, given as though discreetly decanted. Read full book review >