Books by Joseph Di Prisco

THE POPE OF BROOKLYN by Joseph Di Prisco
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 14, 2017

"Despite some solipsistic meandering, a deft, amusing, and tough memoir."
A literary son traces his fugitive father in a pulpy yet cerebral memoir. Read full book review >
THE ALZHAMMER by Joseph Di Prisco
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2016

"Lively but broad and overcaffeinated."
Di Prisco's latest is part Mafia thriller, part comic farce, part lament about the anguish of dementia—and all hyperkinetic. Read full book review >
SUBWAY TO CALIFORNIA by Joseph Di Prisco
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 12, 2014

"A subway ride with many stops, almost all of them interesting and entertaining."
A self-confessed "minor poet" and "novelist famous for his obscurity" reflects on his strange, eventful life. Read full book review >
SUN CITY by Joseph Di Prisco
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 30, 2002

"Red-hot at the start, but the story-within-a-story has a different pace and mood, and ultimately takes the upper hand—a change not entirely welcome."
Smart though uneven noirish confection from poet, nonfiction author, and novelist Di Prisco (Confessions of Brother Eli, not reviewed): a tale of two gamblers, one an ace at blackjack and too sharp for his own good, the other a loser who gets lucky—but both unlucky in love. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"'Parenting is not a science; it's an art': the authors avoid smug formulae and write in a colloquial, jargon-free style."
A lively, wise, and user-friendly translation of bewildering teen-aged behavior. Read full book review >