Books by Jonathan Baumbach

Known mainly for his novels, Jonathan Baumbach came to the short story later than many of his contemporaries for whom the shorter form was an apprenticeship to the more imposing task of making a novel. For Baumbach, the story represented another equally i


FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2005

"Work from a master of short fiction."
A weighty collection brings together artists and writers, along with their analysts and miseries. Read full book review >
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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Amusing but short of hilarity: too few pages, though immensely detailed, build and release."
"I'm angry at you because you don't know why I'm angry at you, she said. I'm not really angry, I'm disappointed . . . Invisible flames emanated from her on all sides." Read full book review >
SEVEN WIVES by Jonathan Baumbach
Released: May 1, 1994

"Funny indeed, though a bizarre ending leaves a sour taste."
Baumbach (Separate Hours, 1990; The Life and Times of Major Fiction, 1987) at his most amusing in a satire on the battle of the sexes that focuses largely on the male mind not quite up to the task of grasping the female mind. Read full book review >