Book List:26 titles
  • In Who Is Teddy Villanova?, Mr. Berger turns for the first time to the private-eye thriller, as practiced by the masters Hammett and Chandler. The seedy office . . . the down-at-heel detective . . . and more.In Who Is Teddy Villanova?, the cast of ch...


  • A dozen remarkable short stories from the author of Little Big Man, offering an absurdist journey through the mind of one of America’s great storytellers Thomas Berger’s first short story collection in almost thirty years showcases the author...


  • Fed up with the sarcastic, opinionated, and disrespectful women he comes across, Ellery Pierce decides his only choice is to build the perfect woman. A technician at an animatronics firm, Ellery has the experience and tools ready at his fingertips. A...


  • Roy Courtright is good-looking, healthy, independent, well liked, and the owner of a successful classic car dealership. His best friend, Sam Grandy, is the near inverse: married, a spendthrift, overweight, needy, and near bankruptcy. Yet they've bee...


  • Jack Crabb, hero of Little Big Man and beloved chronicler of the Wild West, is back in the saddle again. This time he meets, drinks with, and rides with Bat Masterson, Annie Oakley, and Doc Holliday, and even travels with Buffalo Bill Cody to meet Qu...


  • In a tale set in a typical American town, the author of Little Big Man uses humor and irony to weave together a story of murder, dysfunctional families, friendship, torn loyalties, and the American dream....



  • The author of the Pulitzer Prizefinalist The Feud blurs reality in this breakneck thriller following one mans encounter with pure evil in high tops. John Felton is a creature of habit. His job in real estate comes with no surprises; its respectabl...


  • The acclaimed author of Little Big Man is at his most unusual in this retelling of the Greek Oresteia trilogy through the lives of a seemingly ordinary small-town American family. When a returning WWII hero is murdered by his adulterous wife and her ...







  • “The truth is always made up of little particulars which sound ridiculous when repeated.” So says Jack Crabb, the 111-year-old narrator of Thomas Berger’s 1964 masterpiece of American fiction, Little Big Man. Berger claimed the Western as serio...


  • A publishing editor is given the chance to see what life might have been like had he been a lascivious slumlord, an overworked comedian, a famous but miserable author, or a politician on the brink of disaster...


  • Pushed around at work, deserted by his wife, and admonished by his sister, Fred Wagner is feeling practically invisible and wills himself physically invisible, with results both pathetic and hilarious...


  • Chuck Burgoyne is no ordinary houseguest. The Graveses (father Doug; wife Audrey; son Bobby; and daughter-in-law Lydia) have gotten used to his polite manners and gourmet breakfasts. But one morning at the Graveses' summer home, Chuck fails to appear...


  • Russell Wren is shanghaied into service by an organization alternately called "the Bunch, the Troop, the Pack, the Gang," who bombed his office and sent him off to Saint Sebastian, a small country tucked among the borders of Austria, Germany and Czec...





  • Crazy in Berlin is the first volume in the saga of Carlo Reinhart. As an army medic stationed in Allied-occupied Germany, Reinhart is a young man of large bulk (two hundred pounds, plus)—good-hearted, intelligent, and something of a fool. He pursue...


  • Suburban regular guy Earl Keese confronts the yawning pit of chaos in the persons of Harry and Ramona, a younger couple who have just moved into the only other house on their dead-end street. Literally overnight, Earl's painstakingly controlled world...



  • Thomas Berger's modern hero Carlo Reinhart is thrust into the strangest chapter of his life yet Carlo Reinhart's life has taken many turns. From his idealistic youth in Crazy in Berlin, to his entrance into adulthood in Reinhart in Love , throug...




  • The time is the 1930s. Buddy Sandifer, dressed in his natty white flannels, baby-blue shirt, striped tie, tan-and-white shoes, and coconut-straw hat with polka-dot band, is falling into one of his moods. Owner of a used-car lot and father of a fiftee...


  • The saga of Thomas Berger's Reinhart series continues. Carlo Reinhart, now a 44-year-old liberal, has found himself to be merely a vague shadow of the young man he once was. Bob Sweet, a high school acquaintance for whom success has become a habit wa...