Books by Philip Rosenberg

HOUSE OF LORDS by Philip Rosenberg
Released: June 4, 2002

"Overcooked prose (' . . . like a sunrise, she rolled off of him'), crudely described sex ('He grabbed her ass'), offensive stereotypes ('His eyes were filled with the chronic sadness of an aging queen'), and an unsettling denouement (crime sometimes pays)."
A questionable and overlong thriller about a successful investor who makes a pact with a Mafia-devil and pays him no due. Read full book review >

Repercussions from the deaths of two black students at a Bronx junior high form Rosenberg's (Contract on Cherty Street, 1975; The Spivey Assignment, 1979) deft and compelling, if somewhat contrived, journey through the rocky racial/political geography of New York City. Read full book review >