Books by Nathan Englander

SUDDENLY, A KNOCK ON THE DOOR by Etgar Keret
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2012

"More like bits and sketches than stories, from a writer who is often very funny and inventive, and occasionally profound."
Stories about storytelling from a young Israeli author. Read full book review >
WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT ANNE FRANK by Nathan Englander
Released: Feb. 15, 2012

"The author at his best."
Parables of emotional complexity and moral ambiguity, with lessons that are neither easy nor obvious, by a short-story master (For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >
THE MINISTRY OF SPECIAL CASES by Nathan Englander
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2007

"A political novel anchored, unforgettably, in the realm of the personal. Englander's story collection promised a brilliant future, and that promise is here fulfilled beyond all expectations."
The fate of Argentina's Jews during the 1976–83 "Dirty War" is depicted with blistering emotional intensity in this stark first novel from the author of the story collection For the Relief of Unbearable Urges (1999). Read full book review >
FOR THE RELIEF OF UNBEARABLE URGES by Nathan Englander
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1999

"An exemplary fusion of what T.S. Eliot called "Tradition and the Individual Talent," and a truly remarkable debut."
A debut collection of nine stories that explore the condition of being Jewish with an often hallucinatory, epigrammatic eloquence that is, as advertised, reminiscent of the fiction of Isaac Singer, Saul Bellow, and especially Bernard Malamud. Read full book review >