Book List:8 titles
  • Denny Braintree, a wisecracking loner devoted to model trains, finds himself stranded in late-winter Vermont. His night at the hotel begins with promise, but then his prospective one-night stand walks out on him. Leaving town, Denny is mistaken for l...


  • Combining elements of domestic comedy with the linguistic insights of his favorite protagonist, Jeremy Cook, Carkeet has created another modern parable that delineates the fault lines existing between the sexes and running through the textures of lan...





  • As the years of Mark Twain's birth and death coincided with the two successive appearances of Halley's Comet, this book records Twain's fictive reincarnation, provoked by the comet's approach toward Earth in November, 1985...



  • Dedicated to the study of toddlers and their development of verbal skills, the Wabash Institute should be staffed by kinder, gentler scholars, but instead is home to a nest of supremely cranky academics. When one of them is bludgeoned to death, Jerem...