Books by Rachel Basch

THE LISTENER by Rachel Basch
Released: March 15, 2015

"While Malcolm's trajectory feels complete, Noah's seems to be an afterthought in a novel that isn't really about him."
A young man struggling with his gender identity and a middle-aged psychologist connect with one another in Basch's (The Passion of Reverend Nash, 2003, etc.) complex and thoughtful new novel.Read full book review >
Released: July 1, 2003

"A compelling, smart, no-holds-barred story committed equally to verisimilitude and compassion."
With tortured, unflinching clarity, second-novelist Basch (Degrees of Love, 1998) charts the redemptive downfall of a small-town reverend. Read full book review >
DEGREES OF LOVE by Rachel Basch
Released: April 1, 1998

"A well-rendered victory of love and common sense in a notable debut novel."
A perfectly pitched tale, about a family literally and metaphorically on trial for child abuse, that illuminates the convoluted workings of the heart, and of the wider world, with grace and intelligence. Read full book review >