Books by Robert Bononno

AUTOPSY OF A FATHER by Pascale Kramer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"A timely if sketchily drawn look at the rise of bigotry and the ways racial and ethnic tensions play out in one French community and family."
When Ania returns to Les Épinettes for her estranged father's funeral, she discovers that a political brouhaha has erupted in the latest novel by Swiss writer Kramer (The Child, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >
RUMI by Nahal Tajadod
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"A promising beginning, but in the end an elusive story that fails to convey the magic of a teacher and scholar whose passion produced some of the most beautiful poetry ever written."
Tajadod's first novel to be translated into English divides the legendary 13th-century Persian poet's life into three periods, each governed by his relationship with a particular male beloved. Read full book review >
SWAN’S WAY by Henri Raczymow
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"A thoughtful and unusual work, and a potentially dangerous one—in that it just might seduce one into neglecting other responsibilities and plunging once again into Proust's intricate, seductive, and disturbing fictional world."
The factual origins of an unforgettable fictional character are the subject of this engrossing semi-scholarly "meditation" by a veteran French novelist, biographer, and literary scholar. Read full book review >