Gordon Haber

Writer, publisher, mediocre guitarist

Category: Novellas

Literary Selfie: Spring 2017 (aka Even a Time of National Crisis Can’t Distract Me from My Careerist Self-Absorption)

  ___ As usual, I am aware that in these difficult times, so many of you lie awake, staring at the ceiling and asking yourself, “What is Gordon Haber up to?” Rest easy, because here’s your answer: Writing! I wrote about The Handmaid’s Tale for Religion & Politics. I wrote about My Scientology Movie for Religion […]

(Once Again) What Is a Novella?

  [Reposting this because I got the question again the other day.] I’ve had good luck with novellas lately. I recently published one as a Kindle Single and I had another one accepted (although I don’t have a pub date yet). Anyway, it got me thinking: what is a novella? Of course it’s an issue […]

The 20 Best Novellas in the History of Mankind

Video: “How do peasants die?” On the life and death of Tolstoy, famous vegetarian. I love me some novels and short stories. But I am particularly attracted to novellas. (Here’s mine! Buy them!) I was reminded of this after re-reading one that blew me away (see #20). So I thought I’d revisit my own list. […]

Literary Selfie 2014

* Because obviously “What did Gordon publish in 2014?” is the burning question in all your minds: My novellas False Economies and Adjunctivitis are still available as Kindle Singles. (If you don’t have a Kindle, you can get a free reading app here.) The Parenthetical Review published my story The German Photographer. Zeek published my […]

2 Hugely Entertaining (and Inexpensive) Short Novels

  Adjunctivitis An itinerant college instructor on a desperate quest for health insurance. “A laugh-out-loud story.” — This girl I met on Tumblr Available for $2.99 as an Amazon Kindle Single. (£1.99 in the UK). False Economies The romantic (mis)adventures of a young American in Thatcher’s London. “A very funny and poignant little book.”— My […]

The 10 Best Novellas in the History of Mankind

Video: “How do peasants die?” On the life and death of Tolstoy, literary giant and crank. Actually this is not intended to be a definitive list and it’s in no particular order, save for number 1, which you should read (or-read) immediately. Seriously. Read it now. I don’t even care if you forget to finish […]

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