Books by Roger Grenier

PIANO MUSIC FOR FOUR HANDS by Roger Grenier
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2001

"A big little novel, in every way."
A marvel of brevity, this superb 1991 novel by the French author of Another November (and many others as yet untranslated) encapsulates the fate of a small French village in the conflicted figure of Michel Mailhoc, a failed musician who teaches his young grandniece Emma to become the successful concert pianist he is not meant to be. Read full book review >
ANOTHER NOVEMBER by Roger Grenier
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 1998

"One hopes more of Grenier's fiction will soon be translated."
paper 0-8032-7072-0 Another November ($40.00; $12.00; Oct. 15; 96 pp.; 0-8032-2172-X; paper 0-8032-7072-0): This accomplished recit, first published in 1986, skillfully juxtaposes its unnamed narrator's history of personal and sexual failures and disillusionments against his memories of youthful friendship with an "obese," spoiled rich boy (Charles Merlin) who would disgrace himself—and corrupt those in his orbit—by collaborating with the Nazis. Read full book review >