Books by Stephen O’Connor

THOMAS JEFFERSON DREAMS OF SALLY HEMINGS by Stephen O’Connor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 2016

"Rich and ambitious; not for every taste but an interesting effort."
In which the third president and his forbidden lover are presented here as phantoms, there as fully fleshed people, aching always for one another. Read full book review >
HERE COMES ANOTHER LESSON by Stephen O’Connor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 3, 2010

"A beguiling collection that merges off-kilter concepts and classic style."
Everyday people are stalked by strangeness in this artfully bemusing story collection. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 27, 2001

"Extremely engaging history."
O'Connor (Will My Name Be Shouted Out?, 1996) crafts a vibrant, wide-ranging narrative of Charles Loring Brace's child-welfare movement, which had a profound influence on America's treatment of disadvantaged youth. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1996

"Though overly long and self-indulgent (O'Connor comes across at times as too much the great white savior), with many gratuitous details, this is a valuable reminder that teaching these days involves a great deal more than pedagogy."
A passionate first-hand account of one man's efforts to reach inner-city youngsters through the written and spoken word. Read full book review >
RESCUE by Stephen O’Connor
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O'Connor's first collection of a dozen stories, ranging from fabulist inventions to historical mixed-genre chronicles, is a quirky, visionary performance—a worthy if problematic addition to any short-fiction shelf. Read full book review >