Book List in Order: 8 titles


  • A warm, inventive, and multilayered novel about two families - one made up largely of scientists, and the other of artists and mystics - whose worlds collide in pursuit of a lost daughter Mette, a twenty-year old programmer of visual effects for vide...





  • ROBERT FROST, arguably America's most well-known and beloved poet, was toughened by a hard life his alcoholic father died young, his sister and one of his daughters were institutionalized, and four of his six children predeceased him. Yet he determin...



  • Picture a country highway outside of Baldwin City, Kansas, as a lone car coasts into town. Jefferson Franklin is stranded in the small town of Harter Union (population 3,800). He takes a job as supervisor with Baker University's food services departm...



  • Brian Hall’s compulsively readable novel vividly re-creates Lewis and Clark’s extraordinary journey into the unknown western frontier. Focusing on the emblematic moments of the participants’ lives, the story unfolds through the perspectives of...



  • Longing to escape the rundown commune where she lives with her organic-farmer mother, assorted half-siblings, and a cow named Marilyn, the precociously well-read Saskia White, twelve, imagines herself as the noble contemporary of Odysseys, Marco Polo...





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    Chronicles the author's travels by bicycle through the mountainous roads of Romania and Bulgaria, a journey from which he garnered an empathetic understanding of people and politics behind the Iron Curtain...





Award-Winning Books by Brian Hall

I Should Be Extremely Happy In Your Company
2004 Spur Award -- Western Novel