Book List in Order: 6 titles

  • The Apartment on Calle Uruguay is a meticulously written and evocative exploration of grief at the dawn of the Trump presidency. —Ladee Hubbard, author of The Rib KingNo one can write like Lazar, with his particular style of courage and ferocit...


  • “Tense and evocative . . . . Despite its powerful social critique, Vengeance is cautious and prismatic, openly troubled by its own claims to authority.” ―Katy Waldman, The New Yorker As the narrator attempts to sort out what happened in King’...


  • In 1972, the American gangster Meyer Lansky petitions the Israeli government for citizenship. His request is denied, and he is returned to the U.S. to stand trial. He leaves behind a mistress in Tel Aviv, a Holocaust survivor named Gila Konig. In ...


  • When he was just six years old, Zachary Lazar's father, Edward, was shot dead by hit men in a Phoenix, Arizona parking garage. The year was 1975, a time when, according to the Arizona Republic, "land-fraud artists roamed the state in sharp suits, gou...


  • Three dramatic and emblematic stories intertwine in Zachary Lazar's extraordinary new novel, SWAY--the early days of the Rolling Stones, including the romantic triangle of Brian Jones, Anita Pallenberg, and Keith Richards; the life of avant-garde fil...


  • Aaron Bright has the dubious honor of being the son of a fool-actually a clown and the host of a popular TV kidie show in Colorado. Often the target of ridicule, young Aaron is initially willing to accept the taunts of his peers out of loyalty to his...