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Jerome Charyn

Jerome Charyn's stories have appeared in The Atlantic, Paris Review, American Scholar, Epoch, Narrative, Ellery Queen, and other magazines. His most recent novel is I Am Abraham. He lived for many years in Paris and currently resides in Manhattan.

Books by Jerome Charyn

  1. Book CoverBitter Bronx: Thirteen Stories


    Brooklyn is dead. Long live the Bronx! In Bitter Bronx, Jerome Charyn returns to his roots and leads the literary renaissance of an oft-overlooked borough in this surprising new collection.More

  2. Book CoverJohnny One-Eye: A Tale of the American Revolution


    "A rollicking tale." --Stacy Schiff, New York Times Book Review, Editors' ChoiceMore

  3. Book CoverThe Perilous Adventures of the Cowboy King: A Novel of Teddy Roosevelt and His Times


    "Charyn, like Nabokov, is that most fiendish sort of writer—so seductive as to beg imitation, so singular as to make imitation impossible." —Tom BissellMore

  4. Book CoverThe Secret Life of Emily Dickinson: A Novel


    "In this brilliant and hilarious jailbreak of a novel, Charyn channels the genius poet and her great leaps of the imagination."—Donna Seaman, Booklist, starred reviewMore