Books written by Joshua Ferris

The Dinner Party

Little, Brown | May 2, 2017 | 256 pages
The first collection of short stories from the critically acclaimed, prize winning author of To Rise Again at a Decent Hour. Few writers encapsulate the deeply felt yearnings, heartbreaking absurdity, and redemptive humor of life quite like Joshua Ferris. Full of the keenly observed, mordant wit... More Info

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour

Back Bay Books | March 10, 2015 | 352 pages
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, this big, brilliant, profoundly observed novel by National Book Award Finalist Joshua Ferris explores the absurdities of modern life and one man's search for meaning. Paul O'Rourke is a man made of contradictions: he loves the world, but doesn't know how to... More Info

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour

Little Brown & Company | May 13, 2014 | 352 pages
After noticing his identity has been stolen and used to create various social media accounts, a man with a troubled past, Paul O'Rourke, begins to wonder if his virtual alter ego is actually a better version of himself. 75,000 first printing.  More Info