Books by Lionel Newton

THINGS TO BE LOST by Lionel Newton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 13, 1995

"Mesmerizing, manipulative, and sickening in the best of ways."
The protean talent Newton displayed in his first novel (Getting Right With God, 1994) begins to unfold in this much more finely tuned, although still sometimes rambling, second effort. Read full book review >
GETTING RIGHT WITH GOD by Lionel Newton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 1994

"Too inward-looking and disorganized to be a success, but Newton's easy way with language—whether of the streets or the salon—indicates a protean talent worth watching."
No plot but plenty of attitude is what you get from Newton's rambling first novel about a gifted but feckless black high- schooler who would rather hit the streets than the books. Read full book review >