Books by Jed Mercurio

AMERICAN ADULTERER by Jed Mercurio
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2009

"Stylish, intelligent, often persuasive revisionist history, though perhaps too insistent on its premise: It's sometimes hard to tell whether the obsession with sex is JFK's or the author's."
The adulterer is JFK, and Mercurio (Ascent, 2007, etc.) proceeds from the premise that the president's philandering was not private and recreational, but central to both his character and his governance. Read full book review >
ASCENT by Jed Mercurio
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 13, 2007

"The protagonist never quite comes alive, and so neither does the novel."
In his U.S. debut, British author Mercurio traces the fictional trajectory of a Soviet-era cosmonaut from orphan to military ace to moon-lander. Read full book review >