Book List in Order:13 titles

  • A fiftyish graphic designer forced into retirement discovers, via a parade of unlikely events, that it may still be a lovely day in the neighborhood. Wallace Webster lives alone in Kemah, Texas at Forgetful Bay, a condo development where residents...


  • In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina on Mississippi's Gulf Coast, mostly retired architect Vaughn Williams, who is beset by the routine but no less troubling difficulties of late midlife, is doing what he can to remain, as he says, "viable." He scan...


  • A successful artist and professor caught in a midlife crisis, Elroy Nights--with his wife's agreement--elects to live separately from her, embarking on a journey of discovery with his young students, until a tragedy forces him to deal with a world su...


  • The landscape of networking has changed so that network services have now become one of the most important factors to the success of many third generation networks. It has become a feature of the designer's job to define the problems that exist in hi...


  • A New York Times Notable Book In this darkly funny story, Ray and Jewel Kaiser try (and push) their luck at the Paradise casino. Peopled with dazed denizens, body-pierced children, a lusty grocery-store manager, and hourly employees in full revolt, t...


  • Appearing unexpectedly on Edward's fortieth birthday, his estranged wife, Elise, triggers a series of events that will embroil them in a bizarre triangle and strain their fifteen-year marriage to the breaking point....


  • Motivated by the horrors of the L.A. riots and the spectacle of O. J. Simpson's Bronco ride, Jen and Del decide to take a road trip to Los Angeles, and their mission takes them into the heart of American culture. Reprint....


  • After Del Tribute almost sleeps with his brother's sexually edgy wife, The Brothers sets out to trace and detail the intricate pattern of consequences of this near indiscretion. Del and Bud, two brothers whose middle-aged adolescent antics have a way...


  • Peter Wexler is 40 and obsessed with what's wrong in the world, including his marriage. Deciding that a change of scenery might help, Peter leaves his wife and their son in search of a resolution to the confusion, estrangement, fatigue, and adultery ...