Books by Mike McCormack

SOLAR BONES by Mike McCormack
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"This transcendent novel should expand McCormack's following on this side of the Atlantic and further establish him as a heavyweight of contemporary Irish fiction along with the likes of Anne Enright and Kevin Barry."
In this one-of-a-kind Irish novel, consisting of a single sentence à la Molly Bloom's interior monologue in Ulysses, a middle-aged man reflects on his life. Read full book review >
FORENSIC SONGS by Mike McCormack
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 8, 2014

"All 12 stories in this collection glisten with insight and poignancy."
Irish stories, by turns subdued, witty and raucous. Read full book review >
CROWE'S REQUIEM by Mike McCormack
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1999

"Dark energy generated by Crowe's fall crackles through the first pages, but details of the love story ultimately prove pedestrian, damping a bright vision into one fairly unremarkable."
Irish writer McCormack's first novel (after a story collection, Getting it in the Head, 1998) makes good use of his finely honed sense of the macabre, but this tale of a strange boy, raised by his even stranger grandfather, is unable to sustain the promise of its beginning. Read full book review >
GETTING IT IN THE HEAD by Mike McCormack
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1998

"Disturbing, audacious work."
A creepier, more macabre side of Ireland is revealed in the 16 stories here, an arresting, prizewinning debut collection from McCormack in which axes, knives, and transgressive acts figure prominently. Read full book review >