Book List in Order:13 titles

  • Gabriel Josipovici’s Cemetery in Barnes is a short, intense novel that opens in elegiac mode, advances quietly towards something dark and disturbing, before ending with an eerie calm. Its three plots, relationships and time-scales are tightly woven...


  • In a house in a quiet street in North London, Helena struggles with her self-appointed task of writing a book about the reclusive American artist Joseph Cornell. At the same time she dreams and thinks about her sister Alice working in an orphanage in...


  • In the course of a single extensive interview, this novel recounts the colorful life of a wealthy, eccentric Italian composer through multiple layers of unreality. As Massimo recalls what his master, Tancredo Pavone, told him about his life, he often...


  • Written over a span of 40 years, this collection features the short stories of British writer Gabriel Josipovici. Unique and intriguing, the narratives take place in a variety of settings—including a seedy London nightclub in the 1960s, a brothel i...


  • Two wildly different and wonderfully crafted novels comprise this short collection. In the first story, a young woman returning from the United States must face a maelstrom of imagination, guilt, memory, and desire. Amidst the frenzy of uncertainty t...


  • At the turn of the eighteenth century, a writer--a Jew--enters an English country manor, where he has been invited to read through the night to his host until the gentleman falls asleep. What unfolds then are seemingly unconnected stories covering a ...


  • A mysterious web of solitude, love, illness, and loss is seamlessly woven into a captivating historical and personal narrative in this poignant yet concise novel. As three characters move through their increasingly haunting lives, they discover how t...


  • Written entirely in dialogue, this novel is about families, parents and children, partners and lovers. The incidents are commonplace: going to work, the weekend, the afternoon of furtive sex, the art exhibition. The novel is about now, where urban pe...


  •  'This is the istry of Moo Pak,' writes a schoolboy, struggling with hisassignment as he sits in the Great Hall of Moor Park, now a secondaryschool. Once the home of Sir William Temple, here Swift wrote the Tale ofthe Tub and tutored the nine-year-o...






  • The narrator is haunted by his encounter with a woman he meets while on vacation in Europe. Her quest to uncover her family's pre-Holocaust life leads him to ruminate on the vagueness of his own life, and the fragility of human connections. The sto...