Books by John Donatich

John Donatich is currently director of Yale University Press. He lives in New Haven, CT with his wife, the literary agent Betsy Lerner, and their daughter.

THE VARIATIONS by John Donatich
Released: Feb. 28, 2012

"Donatich manages to avoid clichés in what could have been another trendy defamation of the Catholic Church, for Father Dominic emerges as a fully fleshed character, both tormented and lost."
The title refers both to the Goldberg Variations and to "variations" in the priestly life of Father Dominic at Our Lady of Fatima. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"A father in the making who's Spock-like as he hews to the intuitive, though the intuition is informed by Neruda and Emerson, Kirkegaard and Walter Benjamin, the tragicomic ironists of old Eastern Europe—and the sheer pleasure of Marvin Gaye."
Impending fatherhood takes publishing executive Donatich into an exploratory thicket of thoughts, concerns, and ideas. Read full book review >