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  • Bibliography:
    8 Books
  • First Book:
    September 1980
  • Latest Book:
    March 2010
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Book List in Order: 8 titles

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • A New York Times Notable Book: “A comic chronicle of marital misunderstandings . . . Eccentric, hilarious, wildly inventive” (Los Angeles Times).   Linguist Jeremy Cook knows how language works, but he doesn’t know how marri...

  • New York Times Notable Book: “The sorrows of Job [visit] a St. Louis nut salesman, with hilarious results . . . [A] wry updating of the biblical tragedy” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).   In this “astute, entertaining nove...

  • 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...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

David Carkeet has published 8 books.

David Carkeet does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, From Away, was published in March 2010.

The first book by David Carkeet, Double Negative, was published in September 1980.

No. David Carkeet does not write books in series.