Book List in Order: 7 titles


  • In After Aesop: Improvisations on Aesop's Fables, Steven Carter adds parody to his wide-ranging repertoire of literary genres. Aesop, perhaps the world's best-known author, produced hundreds of fables that have been re-told countless times, but rarel...


  • In The Judgment of the Crows: Parables & Fables, Steven Carter breathes new life into two of the world's oldest art forms. At times hilarious, poignant, and profound, the entries in The Judgment of the Crows are certain to instruct and entertain a di...


  • Steven Carter, who has been called "madly inventive" (Kirkus) and "darkly comic" (Village Voice), has a genius for letting his characters speak for themselves, and here they do so quite literally. Famous Writers School is composed of the letters and ...


  • Howard Hughes embodied the American dream: envied by powerful men, desired by beautiful women, Hughes lived his life larger than all who surrounded him and yet died an emaciated recluse. This makes him the perfect subject for red-hot biographer Alton...



  • Get smart about men and relationships with the help of this straightforward guide. Learn how to read that vitally important first date, how to tell the good guys from the bad, how to handle a breakup and after and the eleven commandments for a smart ...