Books by Jr. Selby

WAITING PERIOD by Jr. Selby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"Tedious, pretentious, awful."
A near-unreadable rant from Selby (best known for Last Exit to Brooklyn, 1964) about an anonymous loser who fails to commit suicide and goes on a killing spree to make up for it. Read full book review >
THE WILLOW TREE by Jr. Selby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1998

"It's becoming increasingly apparent that he's fated to be remembered as a one-book wonder."
The first novel in 12 years from the once-notorious author of Last Exit to Brooklyn is an embarrassingly cartoonish amalgam of West Side Story, Edward Lewis Wallant's The Pawnbroker, and—I kid you not—Dickens's A Christmas Carol. Read full book review >