Books by Richard Grant

HISTORY
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

Fear and loathing in East Africa as travel writer Grant (God's Middle Finger: Into the Lawless Heart of the Sierra Madre, 2008, etc.) traverses the ravaged continent in search of a mysterious river and the source of the Nile.

The Malagarasi River in Tanzania had not been fully traveled by either Westerners or Africans. Read full book review >

ANOTHER GREEN WORLD by Richard Grant
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 18, 2006

"A pretentious farrago."
A back-to-nature youth festival in Weimar Germany and a dangerous WWII guerilla mission in Central Europe provide the backdrop for this restless, convoluted novel from Grant (Kaspian Lost, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >
AMERICAN NOMADS by Richard Grant
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"A diverting jaunt with vagabonds of the West's open roads and backwoods: mobile nobility nicely considered. (3 maps)"
British-born journalist Grant succumbs to indigenous American wanderlust, exploring the land mostly left of the Mississippi in a journey of discovery for himself and other agoraphobics. Read full book review >
KASPIAN LOST by Richard Grant
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 8, 1999

Another supernatural adventure in Maine, the eighth from the author of, most recently, the fey and moody In the Land of Winter (1997). Read full book review >

IN THE LAND OF WINTER by Richard Grant
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

The ever unpredictable, loopy Grant, who specializes in midworlds (Tex and Molly in the Afterlife, 1996, etc.), takes us- -with little allure—into a frigid and tree-filled New England 'burb near Mount Wabenaki, where witches stir their brews. A husbandless young wiccan, Pippa Rede, works in the Rose Petal and Thorn flower shop supporting herself and her adorably sensible nine-year-old daughter, the elfin Winterbelle. Read full book review >

TEX AND MOLLY IN THE AFTERLIFE by Richard Grant
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

Dead hippies save the Maine forest in a shamanistic fable only a New Age devotee could love, though followers of Arthurian and magical fantasies may swell the readership. Pot-smoking Tex and Molly, middle-agers who live on a houseboat in Cold Bay (off Dublin, Maine), get high, accidentally fall down a hidden woodland well and, like Alice, wake up in wonderland. Read full book review >