Books by Mark Haddon

THE PIER FALLS by Mark Haddon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 10, 2016

"Haddon deserves credit for taking chances even if not all of them pay off."
Time and connection are recurring themes in this story collection from the author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2003, etc.).Read full book review >
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 >