Books by Jess Row

Jess Row is a graduate of Yale University, and received his MFA from the University of Michigan. His stories have been included in the Best American Short Stories 2001 and 2003 anthologies, as well as in Ploughshares. He is the recipient of a 2003 Whiting


WHITE FLIGHTS by Jess Row
NONFICTION
Released: Aug. 6, 2019

"A disquieting, deeply thoughtful cultural critique."
Wide-ranging, erudite, and impassioned essays examine whiteness and literature. Read full book review >
YOUR FACE IN MINE by Jess Row
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 14, 2014

"For all its considerable pretension, Row's debut novel offers few insights into the formation of racial consciousness."
A white guy has himself turned black through a total physical makeover in this disjointed first novel about racial identity, which follows Row's two story collections (Nobody Ever Gets Lost, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >
THE TRAIN TO LO WU by Jess Row
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"This Whiting Award-winning author has a very bright future."
Set mostly in Hong Kong, seven stories portray dislocated lives: an impressive debut from an admirably protean storyteller. Read full book review >