Books by Laurie Blauner

THE SOLACE OF MONSTERS by Laurie   Blauner
Released: Oct. 20, 2016

"An uneven novel that depends on its intriguing heroine."
In a slim novel divided into four parts, Blauner (It Looks Worse Than I Am, 2014, etc.) explores the themes of Frankenstein in the context of a bizarre father-daughter relationship and a quest for self-understanding. Read full book review >
SOMEBODY by Laurie   Blauner
Released: Nov. 18, 2002

"Lyrical language applied to so much unleavened gloom and perversity accomplishes only so much: it's not enough."
Mother love is a bitchy, twisted thing in Seattle poet Blauner's debut novel, as it awakens in two daughters all the defensive mechanisms they can muster, especially after Daddy—himself a piece of work—quits the scene. Read full book review >