Books by Lewis Buzbee

Lewis Buzbee is the author of Fliegelman’s Desire and After the Gold Rush. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and daughter.


BLACKBOARD by Lewis Buzbee
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Both personal and historical, this is a welcome book on the importance of education for all."
Elevating the thinking around school improvements, from the nuts-and-bolts ideas to a broader view. Read full book review >
BRIDGE OF TIME by Lewis Buzbee
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2012

"An adventurous, fast-paced field trip to the past with a memorable travel guide. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Best friends living in contemporary San Francisco find themselves "unstuck," landing in 1864 with the future Mark Twain as their flamboyant companion in this original time-travel tale. Read full book review >
THE HAUNTING OF CHARLES DICKENS by Lewis Buzbee
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 26, 2010

"The sights, sounds and stenches of 19th-century London are palpable even without the moody black-and-white illustrations. (note on 'Children and Charles Dickens') (Historical fiction. 11 & up)"
Twelve-year-old Meg Pickel hasn't slept a single night in the six months since her 15-year-old brother Orion mysteriously disappeared. Read full book review >
STEINBECK’S GHOST by Lewis Buzbee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Magical realism with Steinbeck's ghost and a discerning young hero. (Fiction. 10-14)"
An avid reader, 13-year-old Travis becomes involved in local efforts to save the Salinas, Calif., public library from closing and discovers there's a fine line between reality and fiction—especially in the town John Steinbeck immortalized. Read full book review >
THE YELLOW-LIGHTED BOOKSHOP by Lewis Buzbee
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2006

"A leisurely stroll with a knowledgeable but unpretentious companion through some very interesting aisles."
A proud and unrepentant biblio-addict explains how he got that way—and how books and bookstores have evolved, as well. Read full book review >