Gordon Haber

Writer, publisher, mediocre guitarist

Category: Novellas

(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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