Books by Kiana Davenport

Kiana Davenport was born and raised in Kalihi, Hawaii. Author of the critically acclaimed novel Shark Dialogues, she has been a Fiction Fellow at Radcliffe's Bunting Institute and the recipient of a Fiction Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

HOUSE OF MANY GODS by Kiana Davenport
Released: Jan. 3, 2006

"Davenport has skill, but her novel falters."
Davenport's sometimes evocative, often rambling third novel (Song of the Exile, 1999, etc.) is a portrait of a Hawaiian woman struggling against poverty and loneliness. Read full book review >
SHARK DIALOGUES by Kiana Davenport
Released: May 1, 1994

"With a welcome Hawaiian glossary."
A giant, image-fevered, luxuriantly wordy saga of a Hawaiian family, focused on the powerful person of a ``life-giver, life-taker'' who encapsulates in her 80-year history the harsh realities and saving myths of Hawaii's native peoples. Read full book review >