Books by Lisa Gornick

THE PEACOCK FEAST by Lisa Gornick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 5, 2019

"Finely observed and ultimately redemptive, but the gloom and reticence are overwhelming in this old-fashioned, rather too visibly predetermined family drama."
Two women, bonded by blood but more importantly by their experiences of crushing loss and retreat from life, find each other before it's too late. Read full book review >
LOUISA MEETS BEAR by Lisa Gornick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2015

"Superficial connections devoid of life-giving subtext."
In eight loosely constructed stories, Gornick (Tinderbox, 2013, etc.), a psychoanalyst, portrays the small worlds of privileged Americans.Read full book review >
TINDERBOX by Lisa Gornick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"Flares up but fizzles too soon."
A Peruvian maid upends a household in Gornick's complex psychodrama. Read full book review >
A PRIVATE SORCERY by Lisa Gornick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Wanted: a tighter story with more selective detail and, hence, greater effect."
A ponderous, tortuous debut novel relates a family's sad breakup after a young psychiatrist is imprisoned for stealing the medications he's become addicted to. Read full book review >