Books by Jon Boilard

SETTRIGHT ROAD by Jon Boilard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"These stories aren't always easy to take, but they have the brevity, sharp focus, and corrosive anger of good punk rock."
The characters in Boilard's version of Western Massachusetts are prone to cheap highs, faceless sex, and predictable violent outbursts. Boilard dares you to care about these characters, but he doesn't always make it easy. Read full book review >
A RIVER CLOSELY WATCHED by Jon Boilard
Released: Sept. 21, 2012

"Boilard was raised in Massachusetts and now lives in San Francisco, so the book can be read as a poison-pen letter to his former home; it's compelling in its twisted way."
Boilard's debut novel is the literary equivalent of punk rock: angry, cathartic and dripping with contempt for its characters. The story is set in western Massachusetts, which Boilard depicts as a backwater where rape, violence, racism and misogyny are the currency. Read full book review >