Books by Thom Jones

NIGHT TRAIN by Thom Jones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 16, 2018

"Jones is uneven, but at his best he offers a poignant, compelling view of the human condition."
A generous posthumous selection from Jones' (1945-2016) three short story collections along with seven new works. Read full book review >
SONNY LISTON WAS A FRIEND OF MINE by Thom Jones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 12, 1999

"Slice of life that will not be to everyone's taste, rendered with honest realism (and without nostalgia) by one of our finer stylists."
Twelve stories about the gritty world of gyms, barracks, brothels, and loony bins that Jones (Cold Snap, 1995, etc.) has already staked out as his own. Read full book review >
COLD SNAP by Thom Jones
Released: June 6, 1995

"Raw, powerful, and pulpy: an intense volume that's like staring at a gaping wound, something making it so you can't—or don't want to—look away."
Winner and still champion Jones takes this one on points. Read full book review >
THE PUGILIST AT REST by Thom Jones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 1993

"Dizzying combinations of prose punches with abstract bobs and weaves: a knockout."
These 11 mostly hard-luck stories, with their mean and nutty existential heroes and their punch-drunk visions of hell, place Jones right among the literary heavyweights. Read full book review >