Books by Nathaniel Rich

LOSING EARTH by Nathaniel Rich
Released: April 9, 2019

"A maddening book full of what-ifs and the haunting suspicion that if treated as a political problem and not as a matter of life and death, climate change will cook everyone's geese."
The time to have averted worldwide climate change was long ago—and scientists knew that very fact a long time ago as well. Read full book review >
KING ZENO by Nathaniel Rich
Released: Jan. 9, 2018

"Marked by offbeat humor and up-tempo writing, this is a more conventional outing for Rich than his first two novels and could well expand his audience."
The lives of a jazz musician, a police detective, and a corporate executive intertwine in 1918-19 New Orleans. Read full book review >
Released: April 2, 2013

"An oddly affectionate portrait of disaster relief that deftly mocks the indemnity mindset of a culture under siege."
A mathematician with a combination of unusual gifts sees the worst coming in this strange rumination on catastrophe prediction. Read full book review >
THE MAYOR’S TONGUE by Nathaniel Rich
Released: April 1, 2008

"A debut novel that will appeal most to punch-drunk bibliophiles."
A loopy play on literary life from Paris Review editor Rich. Read full book review >