Books by Jonathan Santlofer

Jonathan Santlofer was born in New York City and earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree at Boston University. He returned to New York to earn his Master of Fine arts from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and supported his early painting career with several t


THE WIDOWER'S NOTEBOOK by Jonathan Santlofer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 10, 2018

"An expressive and poetic tribute to a wife and a marriage that died without warning."
When his wife dies, a man learns to live with the vacuum of space she's left behind. Read full book review >
INHERIT THE DEAD by Jonathan Santlofer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"Other contributors include Stephen L. Carter, Charlaine Harris, Sarah Weinman, Bryan Gruley, Alafair Burke, John Connolly, Lisa Unger, S.J. Rozan, Mary Higgins Clark, Mark Billingham and Lawrence Block, all of them presumably recruited for the much better work they've done elsewhere."
In a follow-up, though hardly a sequel, to the round-robin novel No Rest for the Dead (2011), 20 authors team up to track down a missing heiress and raise money for the victims' support group Safe Horizon. Read full book review >
THE MARIJUANA CHRONICLES by Jonathan Santlofer
Released: July 2, 2013

"It's not entirely clear who this anthology is intended for, but the literate stoner is better served by digging into some Terry Southern and Hunter Thompson—and hunting up some more Joyce Carol Oates, too."
Akashic Books' program to anthologize the world continues with this half-baked—in every sense—collection of pieces on the demon weed. Read full book review >
THE KILLING ART by Jonathan Santlofer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 11, 2005

"Some okay material about the New York School fails to redeem a generally lackluster effort."
A third art-and-murder cocktail from Santlofer (Color Blind, 2004, etc.). Read full book review >
COLOR BLIND by Jonathan Santlofer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"An exhausting, overstuffed read that still manages to leave key questions unsatisfied."
Second-novelist Santlofer (The Death Artist, 2002) unleashes another fictional serial killer on his colleagues in the Manhattan art world. Read full book review >
THE DEATH ARTIST by Jonathan Santlofer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"On balance, the formulaic structure, hit-and-miss satire, and facile plot turns keep this one from ever quite delivering what its unsettling theme promises."
An inconsistently written first outing about a killer who stalks the denizens of Manhattan's art scene. Read full book review >