Books by Richard Beard

THE DAY THAT WENT MISSING by Richard Beard
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 6, 2018

"A quietly brooding and intense memoir of family and reckoning with the past."
A British novelist and nonfiction writer's account of his struggle to come to terms with the death of a younger brother that his family never fully acknowledged. Read full book review >
LAZARUS IS DEAD by Richard Beard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"Beard's take on Lazarus is nothing less than astonishing—and he respects the reader by taking religion and religious questions seriously."
In this alternative theological novel Jesus does more than weep...and Lazarus does more than die. Read full book review >
DAMASCUS by Richard Beard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1999

"If you—re not into puzzles, though, you—d best steer clear."
Some Chinese puzzles are so exquisitely put together that one quite forgets that the object is finally to take them apart. Read full book review >
X20 by Richard Beard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 20, 1997

"Very witty but utterly endless, like The Magic Mountain by S.J. Perelman."
Debut British novel about smoking (or not) that's a long nicotine fit gasping for a more smooth-flavored, high-tar story. Read full book review >