Book List in Order:3 titles

  • The unforgettable characters in Josh Barkan’s astonishing and beautiful story collection -- chef, architect, nurse, high school teacher, painter, beauty queen, classical bass player, plastic surgeon, businessman, mime -- are simply trying to lead t...


  • As death approaches, an old Japanese man finds it necessary to clean his soul, to confront the mistakes of his youth, and to confess about a time when he might have been able to save the thousands who died at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The title nov...


  • Finalist for the Paterson Fiction Prize 2009! Not since Don DeLillo and George Saunders has a writer caught the humor and irreverent seriousness of our time like Barkan has through his protagonist Paul Berger, a flawed hero whose so-called fate driv...