Books by John McCabe

HERDING CATS by John McCabe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2004

"Hilarious, razor-sharp, and surprisingly good-natured: Herding Cats promises to be one of the funniest books of the decade."
McCabe (Snakeskin, 2003, etc.) takes us on a comic romp through a latter-day Brigadoon: a pleasant little English village—seemingly bypassed by the modern age—that is ruined by the advent of advertising. Read full book review >
SNAKESKIN by John McCabe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 15, 2003

"Catch Ian when you can."
A funny, brightly cynical look at a world of liars and poseurs. Read full book review >
STICKLEBACK by John McCabe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2003

"Shallow titillation. What might have been an exposé of the 1990s is instead a forgettable indulgence in them."
An unambitious meander through the life of an entirely drab British office worker, in fourth-novelist McCabe's US debut. Read full book review >
CAGNEY by John McCabe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 5, 1997

"The definitive Cagney biography has yet to be written, but this is a workmanlike and eminently readable effort. (100 photos, not seen)"
McCabe is uniquely well qualified to write a Cagney biography: Not only was he the ghost on Cagney's autobiography, but he also was the authorized biographer of George M. Cohan (1973), whom Cagney famously portrayed in Yankee Doodle Dandy. Read full book review >