Books by Joshua Furst

REVOLUTIONARIES by Joshua Furst
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2019

"A haunting vision of post-'60s malaise whose narrator somehow retains his humor, compassion, and even optimism in the wake of the most crushing disillusionment."
A grown-up child of the 1960s looks back in anger, seasoned with retroactive awe, at his mercurial father, a legendary activist and counterculture icon. Read full book review >
THE LITTLE RED STROLLER by Joshua Furst
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 16, 2019

"Pair an array of characters that vary in gender, color, age, religion, size, and shape with a variety of settings, and you have a powerful message of inclusivity and diversity. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An inclusive picture book that celebrates sharing, connecting, variety, and community. Read full book review >
THE SABOTAGE CAFÉ by Joshua Furst
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 31, 2007

"Bad stuff from start to finish. The author of Short People can do better than this."
A Minneapolis mom unstrung by her rebellious 15-year-old's flight from home imagines in detail her daughter's experiences in a drug-inflected nowheresville populated by adolescent dropouts. Read full book review >
THE SABOTAGE CAFÉ by Joshua Furst
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 31, 2007

"Bad stuff from start to finish. The author of Short People can do better than this."
A Minneapolis mom unstrung by her rebellious 15-year-old's flight from home imagines in detail her daughter's experiences in a drug-inflected nowheresville populated by adolescent dropouts. Read full book review >
SHORT PEOPLE by Joshua Furst
Released: June 6, 2003

"A thoroughly original take on the experience of being a kid, and wishing the whole baffling business of growing and changing would just go away."
Childhood and its discontents, in a harrowing debut collection of ten subtly interrelated stories. Read full book review >