Book List in Order: 9 titles


  • Kevin Canty tells a story based on a real incident that begins with a disastrous fire in an isolated silver-mining town in Idaho in the 1970s. Everyone in town had a friend, lover, brother, or a husband killed in the mine. THE UNDERWORLD traces th...



  • In taut, exquisite prose, Kevin Canty explores the largest themes of life -- work, love, death, destruction, rebirth -- in the middle of the everyday. On the fifth of July, RL and June go down to the river with a bottle of Johnnie Walker Red to c...



  • Kevin Canty is a master of the short story whose work has been compared to that of Flannery O'Connor and Raymond Carver. In Where the Money Went, he surprises us with stories about love and the desertion of love, all written from a man's point of vie...



  • Richard Winslow is in a rut. His marriage is over and he is alone, teaching poetry as a visiting professor in Montana and continuing to avoid actually writing himself. He drinks to oblivion every night.At this freezing college, in the dead of winter,...



  • The characters in Kevin Canty‚Äôs new collection are people we all know. People who are perhaps ourselves, searching, often in the wrong places, for something meaningful, or real, or at least, for a moment, right. Here are couples like Vincent and La...



  • From the acclaimed author of A Stranger in this World and Into the Great Wide Open comes a novel that explores reckless love and penetrates the unrelenting winter landscape of the American West.Marvin Deernose, a Native American carpenter and recover...





  • Building on the success of A Stranger in This World, the widely praised collection of stories that was one of the most exciting literary debuts of recent years, Kevin Canty has written a blistering, unforgettable first novel. Set in the sprawl of sub...



  • In the tradition of the works of Raymond Carver and Richard Ford, this fiction debut shines with verbal brilliance. Disturbing yet compellingly readable, the stories in this collection explore the gap between disappointment and hope, between life as ...






Awards

Into the Great Wide Open
1997 Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award -- Regional Book