Fiction

The Beauty of the Fall: A Novel

A TECHNOLOGY EXECUTIVE CHARTS A HIGH-RISK, UNCONVENTIONAL PATH WHILE GRIEVING THE LOSS OF HIS SON Dan Underlight, a divorced, workaholic technology executive, suffers lingering grief over the death of his ten-year-old son, Zack. When Dan’s longtime friend and boss fires Dan from RadioRadio, the company that he helped create, he crashes and isolates himself. Willow,…

Magic. A Rough Guide.

 The War on Magic continues. Magicians are branded terrorists. Government contracted security forces hunt down and execute magicians who don’t submit to repressive controls. Magic: A Rough Guide ********** All characters appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. ********** Reality is merely an illusion, albeit…

Greenhorn

Daniel, a young Holocaust survivor, arrives at a New York yeshiva in 1946. He is carrying a small box, his only possession. Daniel rarely talks, but the story’s narrator, a stutterer taunted by the other boys, comes to consider Daniel his friend. What’s in the box is a mystery. Daniel never lets it out of…

Umberto Eco, 1932-2016

Umberto Eco, whose death at 84 has been announced by the Italian media, leapt from being an internationally renowned philosopher to become an author of best-selling novels. Best known for his 1980 historical mystery novel The Name of the Rose, which has been translated into more than 40 languages, Eco created fiction bearing all the…