Books by Thomas Berger

ADVENTURES OF THE ARTIFICIAL WOMAN by Thomas Berger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2004

"Still, who wouldn't pay to hear Sinatra with the sniffles? It is Berger, and it's essential reading."
Berger's deliciously deadpan 23rd reworks the vein of satiric fantasy prominently displayed in such predecessors as Vital Parts (1970) and Regiment of Women (1973). Read full book review >
BEST FRIENDS by Thomas Berger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2003

"Nobody writes them like Thomas Berger. Not to be missed."
This trim, mordant 22nd by the author forever identified with his classic Little Big Man (1964) is one more of the surprises that have cropped up throughout Berger's matchless 50-year career. Read full book review >
THE RETURN OF LITTLE BIG MAN by Thomas Berger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1999

"Jack Crabb is already one of the immortals."
It was fun to see the boyishly aging cops of CHiPs on the road again—and just about everybody hopes Mary and Rhoda will get together once more. Read full book review >
SUSPECTS by Thomas Berger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Not the most successful of Berger's enigmatic sendups; as in Robert Crews (1994), fans of the genre under dissection are more likely to be bemused than enlightened."
Berger takes on the suburban police novel in his latest deadpan deconstruction. Read full book review >
ROBERT CREWS by Thomas Berger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 18, 1994

"A shaggy-man story with an ambiguous denouement that, in retrospect, turns the rest of the tale into one long set-up line."
Berger continues his postmodern traversal of the Harvard Classics (Orrie's Story, 1990) with a blow-by-blow American remake of Robinson Crusoe. Read full book review >
MEETING EVIL by Thomas Berger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 1992

"The result is by turns exhilarating, disturbing, and finally unsatisfying—as if an amusement-park ride had just dumped you back where you first got on."
The worst day in the life of struggling suburban realtor John Felton: from the doorbell's morning ring on through a rising spiral of violence to a teasingly ambiguous midnight climax—when John finally has to deal with the smiling, homicidal nemesis/double responsible for ruining his life. Read full book review >