Books by Mary Robison

ONE D.O.A., ONE ON THE WAY by Mary Robison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2009

"The ending is a bit of a cop-out, but a vivid, witty ride precedes it."
Postmodern, post-Katrina picaresque from Robison (Tell Me, 2002, etc.). Read full book review >
TELL ME by Mary Robison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Still, good to see an important voice back in print."
A retrospective of three collections from prolific New Yorker contributor Robison (Why Did I Ever, 2001, etc.). Read full book review >
WHY DID I EVER by Mary Robison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"Robison's prose is as razor-sharp as ever, but her heroine's inexhaustible capacity for disaster eventually proves tiring rather than engaging."
Beautifully crafted, often dead-on satire from Robison (Subtraction, 1990, etc.), marred by a dated, stereotypical protagonist: the feckless middle-aged woman who has loved and lived too much. Read full book review >
SUBTRACTION by Mary Robison
Released: Feb. 15, 1990

In her first novel in ten years, Robison (Believe Them; Oh!) delivers a sparkling valentine about a Harvard poetess and her great love for a drunken Dean Moriarty type, at his best when he's on the road. Read full book review >