Book List in Order: 7 titles


  • There’s no family like an unhappy family, and there’s no family more unhappy than the Mackenzies, whose only daughter has married down, down, down, wincingly down. Yet there’s something more about the hated son-in law – himself an accomplishe...



  • At the heart of Paul Reidinger's new novel The Bad American, we find Roy North, an American prone to daydreaming, and his mother, a widowed woman with little patience for daydreamers or much else. When a health crisis engulfs her, their little family...



  • Paul Reidinger's second novel, first published in 1989, concerns a mysterious family murder and the efforts of an idealistic young lawyer to figure out what really happened even as his professional relationship with the murderer, a surly teenage boy,...



  • In The City Kid, Guy Griffith, gay, 40, and less than satisfied with the current state of his life, comes to San Francisco like many before him--as a refugee from some intimacy gone disastrously wrong in the huge nation east of the bay. When he meets...



  • This masterful novel resonates with wit and honesty, erotic possibility, an the sharp bite of irony. Good Boys spans a decade in the lives of three college pals--good boys all--whose paths cross and recross as they approach thirty something still try...



  • Seventeen-year-old Jason McGuire is on death row for the murders of his brother and father. When his case comes up for appeal, Jason refuses to assist in his own defense, saying he killed them because "he felt like it". But Bryan Delafield, his lawye...



  • Originally published in 1986, Paul Reidinger's first novel concerns three friends in their twenties -- he, she and he -- who find themselves caught up in a design for living that breathes the spirit of the 1980s.David and Katherine meet as undergradu...