Books by Mark Haddon

THE RED HOUSE by Mark Haddon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 19, 2012

"A novel to savor."
A familiar premise inspires surprising and deeply moving results, fulfilling the British novelist's considerable promise. Read full book review >
BOOM! by Mark Haddon
ADVENTURE
Released: May 11, 2010

In the wake of his Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2003), Haddon offers a slighter but nonetheless hilarious update of a tale originally published in 1993 as Gridzbi Spudvetch! Read full book review >
FOOTPRINTS ON THE MOON by Mark Haddon
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2009

"In a season full of such exemplary offerings as Brian Floca's Moonshot (2009), this import, first published in Britain in 1996, ranks as an additional purchase, though it will strike a chord with other moon-watchers whose childhoods included that momentous small step. (Picture book. 5-8)"
This memory-piece will resonate more with adults of a certain age than with children, but it is a pleasant enough interlude regardless. Read full book review >
A SPOT OF BOTHER by Mark Haddon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 5, 2006

"Takes too long to arrive at its farcical finale and seems too slight in the process."
A novelist of major potential puts his artistic ambition on hold with this minor follow-up to his audacious breakthrough. Read full book review >
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME by Mark Haddon
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: June 17, 2003

"A kind of Holden Caulfield who speaks bravely and winningly from inside the sorrows of autism: wonderful, simple, easy, moving, and likely to be a smash."
Britisher Haddon debuts in the adult novel with the bittersweet tale of a 15-year-old autistic who's also a math genius. Read full book review >
OCEAN STAR EXPRESS by Mark Haddon
FICTION
Released: Feb. 15, 2003

"Purchase multiple copies if you've got demand—the paperback binding is strong, but won't hold up like a hardcover. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Joe and his mum and dad are vacationing at the Ocean Star Hotel. Read full book review >