Books by Martha Cooley

GUESSWORK by Martha Cooley
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: April 25, 2017

"A quiet memoir with emotional power that is subtle, artful, and piercing."
The author of the honored novel The Archivist (1998) returns with a sometimes-wrenching memoir-in-essays about love and loss. Read full book review >
TIME AGES IN A HURRY by Antonio Tabucchi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2015

"A quibble: The title might have been more idiomatically rendered Time Gets Old in a Hurry, getting at the paradoxes and wordplay that Tabucchi loved. A pleasure all the same for fans of modern European literature."
A pensive, beautifully written meditation on personhood and nationhood in the new age of European unity. Read full book review >
THIRTY-THREE SWOONS by Martha Cooley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 9, 2005

"Cerebral yet heartfelt exercise in connecting unlikely dots."
Russian director commandeers a woman's dreams, forcing her to redefine her tortured notions of family, in Cooley's second (after The Archivist, 1998). Read full book review >
THE ARCHIVIST by Martha Cooley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1998

"A superlative, serious, gripping literary treasure."
A sophisticated and compelling debut—about libraries though without a particle of dust, and with passion galore though about inability to love. Read full book review >