Books by Jeanine Cummins

AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins
Released: Jan. 21, 2020

"Intensely suspenseful and deeply humane, this novel makes migrants seeking to cross the southern U.S. border indelibly individual."
This terrifying and tender novel is a blunt answer to the question of why immigrants from Latin America cross the U.S. border—and a testimony to the courage it takes to do it. Read full book review >
THE OUTSIDE BOY by Jeanine Cummins
Released: June 1, 2010

"Uneven, but worth reading for its intimate look at a little-known community. "
Pavees, or travelers, are a distinctive Irish sub-culture which Cummins celebrates in this uneven first novel, following her memoir A Rip in Heaven (2004). Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 2004

"Apt tribute to family endurance in the face of grievous loss."
A wrenching tale of a notorious murder's long echoes for its survivors. Read full book review >