Book List in Order: 10 titles

  • A job interview goes awry for the exiled patriarch of Israel's First Family in this riotous novel from one of contemporary fiction's most brilliant and audacious writers.Corbin College, not quite upstate New York, winter 1959–1960: Rub...


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    Benjamin Gold is damaged goods. After he cracked up in the war and was discharged into a psych ward, his rich wife dumped him. Right after that, the white-shoe law firm that never hired Jews dumped him too; without powerful in-laws, it didn't mat...


  • Author Joshua Cohen, a retired police detective, experienced amazing cases throughout his career. One such case involved Will Sparks. By the time he turned 31, Sparks was at the top: he promoted to fire chief, he enjoyed well-earned respect and a...


  • A propulsive, incendiary novel about faith, race, class, and what it means to have a home One of the boldest voices of his generation, Joshua Cohen returns with MOVING KINGS, a powerful and provocative novel that interweaves, in profoundly intimat...


  • One of the boldest voices of his generation, Joshua Cohen returns with MOVING KINGS, a powerful and provocative novel that interweaves, in profoundly intimate terms, the housing crisis in America’s poor black and Hispanic neighborhoods with the wor...


  • The enigmatic billionaire founder of Tetration, the world’s most powerful tech company, hires a failed novelist, Josh Cohen, to ghostwrite his memoirs. The mogul, known as Principal, brings Josh behind the digital veil, tracing the rise of Tetratio...


  • A quartet of audacious fictions that capture the pathos and absurdity of life in the age of the internet *A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice* * One of Flavorwire's "50 Books That Define the Past Five Years in Literature" A spectacu...


  • "Joshua Cohen has created a visionary novel that is terrifying and heartbreaking and humbling in its luminous brilliance. In my view, it firmly places the author on the same level as Kafka."—Michael Disend, author of Stomping the Goyim"The idea tha...


  • On Christmas Eve 1999, all the Jews in the world die in a strange, millennial plague, with the exception of the firstborn males, who are soon adopted by a cabal of powerful people in the American government. By the following Passover, however, only o...






  • Fiction. This brilliant first novel is a portrait of an artist at the end of an art form. The elderly Jewish-Hungarian composer Schneidermann, who survived a musical education, survived the war, survived Europe, survived the neglect of all his music,...