Books by Joshua Ferris

Joshua Ferris received a BA in English and Philosophy from the University of Iowa and an MFA from the University of California, Irvine. His fiction has appeared in The Iowa Review, Best New American Voices 2005, and Prairie Schooner. He was born in Danvil


THE DINNER PARTY by Joshua Ferris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2017

"Ferris has mastered a kind of fictional sucker punch, and he'll get you every time."
Grimly humorous urban morality tales of men behaving badly and marriages on the rocks. Read full book review >
TO RISE AGAIN AT A DECENT HOUR by Joshua Ferris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2014

"Strangely astray in The Unnamed, Ferris is back on track here. Smart, sad, hilarious and eloquent, this shows a writer at the top of his game and surpassing the promise of his celebrated debut."
A bizarre case of identity theft forces a dentist to question his beliefs in this funny, thought-provoking return to form by Ferris (The Unnamed, 2010, etc.). Read full book review >
THE UNNAMED by Joshua Ferris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"Audacious, risky and powerfully bleak, with the author's unflinching artistry its saving grace."
A successful lawyer finds himself blindsided by a mysterious affliction in Ferris' sophomore effort, an even more ambitious and provocative novel than PEN/Hemingway Award winner Then We Came to the End (2007). Read full book review >
THEN WE CAME TO THE END by Joshua Ferris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2007

"The funhouse mirror here reflects the office dynamic at its most petty and profound."
This debut novel about life in a Chicago advertising agency succeeds as both a wickedly incisive satire of office groupthink and a surprisingly moving meditation on mortality and the ties that band. Read full book review >