Books by John Ed Bradley

CALL ME BY MY NAME by John Ed Bradley
Released: May 6, 2014

"Still, the atmospheric narrative is successful at revealing the tension and texture of a distinctive time and place and one teenager's struggle to make sense of it. (Historical fiction. 12-16)"
A friendship between two teens, one black and one white, emerges both because and in spite of racial change in a 1970s Louisiana town. Read full book review >
RESTORATION by John Ed Bradley
Released: Feb. 18, 2003

"Good entertainment, with plenty of local color and an interesting take on southern art and mores."
New Orleans novelist and art collector Bradley (My Juliet, 2000, etc.) dogs the footsteps of an ex-reporter in trying to track down the whereabouts of a lost masterpiece. Read full book review >
MY JULIET by John Ed Bradley
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Bradley's best yet, and an encouraging sign that he's finally starting to put it all together."
The steamy ambience of suburban New Orleans tartly flavors this latest (following Smoke, 1994, etc.) of Bradley's wistfully comic portrayals of likable losers and the hardhearted women who rev up, then clog their engines. Read full book review >
SMOKE by John Ed Bradley
Released: April 1, 1994

"Still, despite the cloying world view, the novel is sort of fun to read."
Unlike his protagonist, Bradley (Love and Obits, 1992; The Best There Ever Was, 1990; Tupelo Nights, 1988) is no novice fiction writer. Read full book review >
LOVE AND OBITS by John Ed Bradley
Released: Feb. 1, 1992

"Very much a mixed-bag, then: a series of long shaggy-dog stories, some first-rate."
Joseph Burke is a Washington, D.C., newspaperman stuck back writing obits, an eternal penance for a years-earlier indiscretion with the wife of a senator he was profiling for the magazine section, a mistake that unfortunately hit the gossip columns. Read full book review >