Books by John Haskell

THE COMPLETE BALLET by John Haskell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"What Haskell is describing is conditionality, which is a thrilling notion, but this only makes it more disappointing when the book becomes, more or less, a conventional crime story in the end."
Haskell's latest book blurs the line between fact and fiction, action and meditation, telling a story or a series of stories while at the same time reflecting on what they mean. Read full book review >
OUT OF MY SKIN by John Haskell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 2009

"A premise that could prove provocative and funny in a short story turns tiresome when stretched into a novel."
A metafictional narrative from Haskell (American Purgatorio, 2004, etc.). Read full book review >
AMERICAN PURGATORIO by John Haskell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"Overwrought, obvious, self-conscious: likely to be a big disappointment for fans of Haskell's often-brilliant stories."
First novel by storywriter Haskell (I Am Not Jackson Pollock, 2003), about a man's distraught search for his wife after she disappears from a New Jersey gas station. Read full book review >
I AM NOT JACKSON POLLOCK by John Haskell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2003

"Intellectually dazzling, emotionally chilly, and bound to provoke."
Nine intriguing debut pieces explore the point where art and life intersect—or collide—in the lives of artists, performers and movie characters. Read full book review >