Book List in Order:5 titles

  • “A stupendous, thought-provoking, devilishly delicious novel that reads like Zen koan meets Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man . . . Highly recommended” (Library Journal, starred review).Everything Happens Today records a single day in the lif...


  • Jesse Browner leads the way back through Western civilization, from a present-day poker game where Browner's devastatingly delicious sandwiches leave the best players penniless, to the ancient Greeks, whose gods punished or exalted the mortals accord...


  • a.d. 66: Having been falsely implicated in a plot to assassinate the emperor Nero, Titus Petronius has a choice: await the executioner at dawn, or die a noble Roman death by his own hand. Deciding that his will be a suicide like no other the world ha...


  • A weekend sailor is shipwrecked on the beach of Turnaway, an island off Manhattan inhabited only by an elderly German-Jewish doctor and his ward, Elias Hutchinson, which leads an innocent Elias to be exposed to the temptations of Manhattan for the fi...


  • A wealthy and world-weary New York dilettante travels to the woods of Romania and brings back Conglomeros, the world's most perfect and beautiful living thing, but his obsessions with his find send the creature off on an adventure...