Book List in Order: 5 titles


  • Gou ni itte wa, gou ni shitagae, runs an old Japanese proverb: Obey the customs of the village you enter. Just don't overdo things. It may already be too late for Cricket Collins, a recent Ivy League graduate who travels to Osaka for his first ...



  • David Galef's stories, whether longer or as tiny one-page wonders, can contain both humor and fear. In this work the ordinary slips easily into the allegorical, into the dream and sometimes into the nightmare, often leaving the reader with moments of...



  • How to Cope with Suburban Stress is an enigmatic novel by David Galef, revolving around the life of a psychiatrist and his family. The narrative showcases the complexities and frustrations in their lives while comparing between Good and Evil....



  • As anyone over forty can attest, the middle of life can be complex. It means assuming authority over both the younger generation and the older set: kids and aging parents. Still, midlife fiction has gotten short shrift, if it's gotten any shrift at a...