Books by Michael Guinzburg

THE PLUMBER OF SOULS by Michael Guinzburg
Released: July 1, 2004

"A big disappointment: Although just about everyone will find something to be offended by herein, Guinzburg's (Beam Me Up Scotty, 1993, etc.) evident desire to shock gives the exercise a rather pale and academic tone overall."
A sophomoric exercise in transgressive fiction, Guinzburg's latest follows a shadowy church spy who travels throughout Europe, on the orders of the Pope, uncovering plots and assassinating evildoers. Read full book review >
BEAM ME UP, SCOTTY by Michael Guinzburg
Released: June 1, 1993

"Crack City'' is well-observed, but these elements can't support an ultimately slight tale."
Fast-moving, extremely broad satire of 12-Step programs and New York's downtown drug scene; glimmers of cleverness are lost amidst over-the-top violence and constant recourse to the ``silly name'' school of humor. Read full book review >