Novels

Novels and Novellas (unpublished)

Maine Territory, 2013 

Fifty-five, Jewish, Harry Kohen lives a mundane, unsatisfactory life in Boston, and a romantic, exhilarating, self-affirming life in Maine as a gentile. View first chapter below...

Letter from Africa, 2014 

At thirty-one, an American diplomat faces a career crisis, power politics, voodoo, the jungle and questions of love. View first chapter below...

An Ugly Woman, 2015 

Denied tenure for a second time, a middle-aged professor with a twelve-year-old daughter undergoes the most bizarre, discombobulating and self-revealing day of his life, while he deals with a woman pretty enough on the outside, but on the inside...his nemesis. View first chapter below...

Leo, 2016 

A precocious three-and-a-half year old tries to adjust to living with his Bohemian parents and their exotic friend, while trying to figure out what life and language are about. View first chapter below...

The Man from Florida, 2017 

A comic tale of Freddy Silver, a gambler, who's lost everything in a 1950s Florida real-estate business, and now has to put his life together back home in a small, dying industrial town in Rhode Island, while he deals with scam artists, race-track junkies, hookers, anti-Semites, his rabbi, mysterious and questionable strangers, and his wife's benevolence and ambitions as a writer. View first chapter below...