Books by Lynne Tillman and Complete Book Reviews

Stephen Shore, Ed.D., Author, Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen, Author, Lynne Tillman, Author Aperture $55 (188p) ISBN 978-1-931788-34-2
A teenaged photographic aspirant who hung around at Andy Warhol's factory in its mid-60s heyday, Shore found success early: his first show at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art was held when he was only 23. These 152 full-page, full-color shots...
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Lynne Tillman, Author . Soft Skull $15 (292p) ISBN 978-1-933368-44-3
An often dazzling, totally disorienting interior riff, Tillman's fifth novel (after 1995's Haunted Houses ) presents an unnamed woman of a certain age, who lingers in a spa (or is it a madhouse?), digressing with authority on loneliness,...
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Lynne Tillman. Soft Skull (PGW, dist.), $16.95 trade paper (416p) ISBN 978-1-59376-679-5
The latest from Tillman (American Genius, A Comedy) is a timely, if messy, exploration of modern masculinity, told from the perspective of Ezekiel Hooper Stark, a 30-something ethnographer and assistant professor who sifts through photographs to...
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Lynne Tillman, Author Serpent's Tail $11.99 (0p) ISBN 978-1-85242-219-6
While lyrical, Tillman's second novel, narrated by a young American traveling through Europe, lacks focus. (Sept.)
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Lynne Tillman, Author Poseidon Press $18.45 (204p) ISBN 978-0-671-73028-4
The nameless narrator of Tillman's second novel (after Haunted Houses ) is a young American traveling through Europe--from Istanbul to London to Amsterdam to Crete to Paris and back again. She lives in the travelers' void where identities are...
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Lynne Tillman, Author Serpent's Tail $13.99 (160p) ISBN 978-1-85242-176-2
Tillman ( Haunted Houses ) is an intelligent sister-in-fiction of Tama Janowitz, one not so stymied, perhaps less funny, probing matters of sexuality, sexual identity and the ongoing conflict between autonomy and the urge to merge. In ``Living with...
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Lynne Tillman, Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $21 (192p) ISBN 978-0-15-100272-6
New Yorker Elizabeth Hall's thoughts are dominated by the things that annoy her: ""fools, landlords, enemies, and junkies""--and they're just a start. In Tillman's (Haunted Houses) awkward day-in-the-life amble, such irritants as people who take up...
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Lynne Tillman, Author Poseidon Press $19.5 (0p) ISBN 978-0-671-78814-8
Horace, a gay American crime novelist in his 60s who is given to drinking and depression, narrates this tale of his obsessive fascination with Helen, an enigmatic, sexually freewheeling 20-year-old who comes to teach English on Crete, where Horace...
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Lynne Tillman, Author . D.A.P. $27.50 (287p) ISBN 978-1-891024-46-7
A kind of career retrospective for Tillman (No Lease on Life), this collection of formally innovative stories from the last 20 years (most of them previously published) follows a cast of artists and grunts from a vanishing New York City bohemia. Or...
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Lynne Tillman. Red Lemonade (PGW, dist.), $17.95 trade paper (376p) ISBN 978-1-935869-21-4
“The art of underexplanation” characterizes this eclectic assortment of essays, anecdotes, interviews, reviews, and vignettes from novelist and critic Tillman (Someday This Will Be Funny). In a flexible, wise, and wryly funny voice, she studies...
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Lynne Tillman. Semiotext(e), $17.95 trade paper (296p) ISBN 978-1-58435-190-0
Tillman’s (What Would Lynne Tillman Do?) latest genre-bending collection, which gathers writing from as early as 1984, introduces a new set of readers to three of her fictional personas: Madame Realism, Paige Turner, and the Translation Artist....
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Lynne Tillman, Author, Woody Allen, Preface by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $25 (368p) ISBN 978-0-15-100425-6
From the moment it opened its doors in 1977 to its final clearance sale in 1997, Jeanette Watson's bookstore on Manhattan's Upper East Side did everything an independent should do. It served as a clearinghouse for serious, often unconventional,...
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Lynne Tillman. Soft Skull, $23 (160p) ISBN 978-1-59376-717-4
In this discerning if uneven work, novelist and critic Tillman (Men and Apparitions) reckons with the equivocations and guilt she weathered while caring for her ailing mother at the end of her life. Recalling the 11 years she and her sisters spent...
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