Books by Leon Forrest

METEOR IN THE MADHOUSE by Leon Forrest
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2001

"Though occasionally clumsy in style and execution, this impressionistic collage will be cherished by admirers of Forrest's lifelong effort to engage in fiction the African-American legacy of personal reinvention and loss."
A modest posthumous addition to the legacy of a significant African-American writer: five novellas connected by the first-person narration of Joubert Antoine Jones, protagonist of Forrest's earlier novel Divine Days (1992). Read full book review >
RELOCATIONS OF THE SPIRIT by Leon Forrest
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"Some may call it luminous, others windy."
Thoughts on Afro-American writers, artists, and sports figures by novelist Forrest (Two Wings to Veil My Face, 1984, etc.), assembled largely from magazines such as The Carleton Miscellany and Callalloo and from book reviews in the Chicago Tribune and elsewhere. Read full book review >