Books by John Welter

I WANT TO BUY A VOWEL by John Welter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 1996

"A Tom Bodett wannabe."
Comic novel set in a small town in Texas from the author of Night of the Avenging Blowfish (1994) and Begin to Exit Here (1992). Read full book review >
NIGHT OF THE AVENGING BLOWFISH by John Welter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1994

"Sometimes silly and frequently downright strange, this novel is full of insights into modern love that sneak up on the reader amid a lot of pleasantly off-kilter zaniness, making Night of the Avenging Blowfish a fun and satisfying read."
It's a daunting task for a writer to make a title like Night of the Avenging Blowfish make perfect sense, but in his fine second novel John Welter (Begin to Exit Here, 1992) does so with Çlan. Read full book review >
BEGIN TO EXIT HERE by John Welter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1992

"Welter admirably balances humor with serious feeling, while Kurt—who sees both clearly and not at all—is maddening, lovable, and possibly capable of change."
Humorist Welter's laugh-out-loud first novel looks at the pain of life and the absurdity of journalism through the eyes of a (chronologically) grown-up Holden Caulfield. Read full book review >