Books by Liam Callanan

In brief: Liam Callanan lives and writes in the midwest, or more specifically, Milwaukee, where he teaches in the English department of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Less brief: In addition to writing and teaching, Liam has regularly contributed


PARIS BY THE BOOK by Liam Callanan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2018

"While Callanan writes about the difficulties of family relationships and the creative process with a knowing hand, the magical Paris he creates feels forced and threadbare."
A pointedly literary romance—fueled by two children's classics—about a Wisconsin woman who moves to Paris with her two daughters after her husband's disappearance. Read full book review >
ALL SAINTS by Liam Callanan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 27, 2007

"A misfire, but interesting for its realistic understanding of the goals we set for ourselves and the survival skills that enable us to live with our failures."
A thrice-divorced theology teacher wrestles with her own and others' human weaknesses in this earnest successor to the Wisconsin author's highly praised debut, The Cloud Atlas (2004). Read full book review >
THE CLOUD ATLAS by Liam Callanan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 2004

"A haunting story that will remind many of Ondaatje's The English Patient—and that merits the comparison."
Georgetown professor, NPR commentator, and first-novelist Callanan expertly fictionalizes one of WWII's least-known stories. Read full book review >