Books by Jane Mendelsohn

BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE by Jane Mendelsohn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2016

"A family saga about the grotesque underbelly of wealth."
Mendelsohn (American Music, 2010, etc.) tracks the slow and gruesome fall of an elite New York family caught up in the darker side of capitalism.Read full book review >
AMERICAN MUSIC by Jane Mendelsohn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 4, 2010

"A magically consoling reminder that beneath the starkest case of wounding and healing is the music of love lost and found."
History repeats itself with a vengeance when the tentative relationship between a wounded Iraq War veteran and his physical therapist releases a torrent of memories, dreams and alternate lives. Read full book review >
INNOCENCE by Jane Mendelsohn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 5, 2000

"Must reading for anybody who thinks teenagers today have gotten bloated with entitlement: a scarlet will-o'-the-wisp fantasy in which adults and adulthood aren't stupid stiffs but agents of unimaginable evil."
Growing up in Manhattan can be hell, especially if you're the haunted heroine of this scary, tricky neo-gothic thriller. Read full book review >
I WAS AMELIA EARHART by Jane Mendelsohn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 16, 1996

"Strange, slight, but wonderful: a modest portrait that manages to create some moments of exceptional intensity and power of feeling."
First-novelist Mendelsohn gives us Amelia Earhart's fictive autobiography, written as a message in a bottle from the desert island on which she spent her last days. Read full book review >