Books by Willy Vlautin

DON'T SKIP OUT ON ME by Willy Vlautin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 13, 2018

"A powerful, haunting portrayal of lives rendered in unflinching, understated prose."
A spare, melancholic tale about a poor young man's burning desire to succeed as a boxer. Read full book review >
THE FREE by Willy Vlautin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Vlautin writes cleanly, beautifully about the people who hang on despite odds. This is a fine novel, grim but bounded by courage and kindliness."
Vlautin's fourth novel (Lean on Pete, 2010, etc.), about damaged people caring for each other across a spectrum of society. Read full book review >
NORTHLINE by Willy Vlautin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2008

"Spare and strangely moving."
An unflinching look at people living on the edge in Vegas and Reno. Read full book review >
THE MOTEL LIFE by Willy Vlautin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2007

"A simple story, well told."
In the debut novel from Vlautin, member of the country-rock band Richmond Fontaine, misfit brothers, short on luck and long on love, go on the lam in the aftershock of horror. Read full book review >