Book List:8 titles
  • “A wild ride of a book . . . A story in which anything and everything can happen, and mostly does. This is a book of many trips--across oceans, back to the past, and, most profoundly, into the infinite deep space of the human heart. Brock Clarke ha...


  • From an acclaimed and original writer comes a new collection of stories bursting with absurdist plot twists and laced with trenchant wit. Brock Clarke, author of An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England and Exley, among other novels, ...


  • The absurdity and distortion of reality that made Brock Clarke’s previous two novels, the bestselling An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England, and Exley -- which was picked by Kirkus Reviews as one of the best books of the year -- ...


  • The bestselling author of An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England returns with another wry and insightful novel about truth and reality, this time featuring a confused young boy and his slightly unstable therapist. For nine-year-old Mil...


  • As a teenager, it was never Sam Pulsifer's intention to torch an American landmark, and he certainly never planned to kill two people in the blaze. To this day, he still wonders why that young couple was upstairs in bed in the Emily Dickinson House a...


  • The stories in this collection occupy a world at once as familiar as a suburban backyard or a southern college’s hallowed football field and as strange as a man who buys Savannah, Georgia, and tries to turn it into the perfect Southern city as part...


  • Winner of the 2000 Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction Welcome to the strange, wonderful world of Brock Clarke. Here you will meet florists, dental hygienists, high school teachers, and peddlers of porno novelty items, all trying to be normal, good ...


  • Lamar Kerry, Jr., is an unlikely hero. At twenty-seven years old he can't dance unless he's had more than a few drinks. His wardrobe is uninspired, at best. He has returned after college to Little Falls, his miserable, working-class hometown in upsta...