Books by Tom Spanbauer

TOM SPANBAUER is the author of Faraway Places, In the City of Shy Hunters, and The Man Who Fell in Love with the Moon, winner of the PNBA Award for best fiction and "dazzlingly accomplished," as the Washington Post called it. His novels have been publishe


NOW IS THE HOUR by Tom Spanbauer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 2006

"A nostalgic paean to young 'warriors of love.'"
A simmering Midwestern household boils over when a gay teenager discovers sex, drugs and rock-'n'-roll circa 1967. Read full book review >
IN THE CITY OF SHY HUNTERS by Tom Spanbauer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2001

"A haunting and undeniably powerful work marred by its own excesses."
Sexual abuse, incest, pansexualism, and Native American spirituality—explored so well by Spanbauer in the cult favorite The Man Who Fell in Love with the Moon (1991)—combine with early-AIDS-era New York for a work that's utterly fresh but crammed with enough characters, subplots, coincidences, and romances to keep several telenovelas churning for years. Read full book review >
THE MAN WHO FELL IN LOVE WITH THE MOON by Tom Spanbauer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 20, 1991

"A different view of the West where the bisexuals and prostitutes wear the white hats, gender is up for grabs, and every permutation of love will have its way."
Gender and racial lines are bent out of shape in this tale of turn-of-the-century Idaho spun by a youth who is part Indian, not quite wholly homosexual, and in the grip of a powerful imagination. Read full book review >