Books written by Francine Prose

Mister Monkey

Harper Perennial | October 17, 2017 | 304 pages
The acclaimed New York Times bestselling author weaves an ingenious, darkly humorous, and brilliantly observant story that follows the exploits and intrigue of a constellation of characters affiliated with an off-off-off-off Broadway children’s musical. Mister Monkey—a screwball children’s... More Info

Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932

Harper Perennial | May 5, 2015 | 464 pages
Scandalized and celebrated by Parisian society, Lou Villars is an extraordinary athlete who is confident that one day she will be an inspiration for her gender. She's also a lesbian and cross-dresser who finds a safe haven in the Chameleon Club, a louche nightspot. As the exuberant 1920s give way... More Info

Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932

Harper | April 22, 2014 | 448 pages
"A richly imagined and stunningly inventive story of love, art, and betrayal in Paris of the 20's, 30's, and 40's"--  More Info

My New American Life

Harper Perennial | May 8, 2012 | 336 pages
"While working for an idealistic college professor, 26-year old Lula, an Albanian trying to make a better life for herself in America, finds her life taking a complicated turn when her Albanian ""brothers"" return, in this powerful novel set in the aftermath of 9/11. Reprint. 35,000 first... More Info