Books by John Keene

COUNTERNARRATIVES by John Keene
Released: May 26, 2015

"These stories can be challenging, but at their best, they can be revelatory, and they sometimes end on haunting notes."
The stories in this collection use daring, sometimes-fragmented structures to examine bleak moments in American history—and help trace the effects of those moments to the present day. Read full book review >
ANNOTATIONS by John Keene
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 26, 1995

"Tiny, and filled with enormous themes: a tour de force of intelligence, wordsmithing, and passion, with only a few notes slightly flat, and only now and then."
Keene debuts in fiction with a dense, intelligent, poetic, highly allusive word-tapestry that takes on subjects low and high, brings up scoopfuls of history, theorizes endlessly—and tells the story of a boy growing up black in St. Read full book review >