Books by Michael Perry

VISITING TOM by Michael Perry
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Flawed, but down-to-earth and genuine."
The warmhearted account of a middle-aged man's friendship with an eccentric octogenarian neighbor. Read full book review >
COOP by Michael Perry
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 21, 2009

"Dryly humorous, mildly neurotic and just plain soulful—a book that might even make you want to buy a few chickens."
The author takes up farming and gathers memories after moving to a Wisconsin homestead with his wife and daughter. Read full book review >
TRUCK by Michael Perry
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 17, 2006

"A reminder, by a talent of the hinterlands, to celebrate small-town life and to treasure human relationships."
A year in the life of a man and his truck. Read full book review >
OFF MAIN STREET by Michael Perry
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 15, 2005

"A delightful mix of humor and pathos, touching the heart and tickling the funny bone."
Thirty-three previously published essays ruminating on the author's childhood and painting word portraits of unique people he's met. Read full book review >
POPULATION: 485 by Michael Perry
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 11, 2002

"In the best tradition of books that pay quiet homage to community service, place, and the men and women who live there."
A perfectly pitched celebration of small-town life by volunteer EMT Perry (Big Rigs, Elvis the Grand Dragon Wayne, not reviewed), who frames larger issues within his portraits of the men and women who fight fires and respond to medical emergencies. Read full book review >