Peter Nash

Books

Ghost Story
Pre-release—available October 5, 2024. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,010. Language: English. Published by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jacob Luria is asked by his good friend, Mary Daly, to spy on her husband, whom she has long suspected of infidelity. Obsessed by his love for her, Luria is troubled in this assignment by the all-but-certain prospect of his own abasement and pain. Ghost Story is a novel about truth and deception, hope and despair, and the strange, often inexorable, ways we are haunted by those we love.
In the Place Where We Thought We Stood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2023 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the Place Where We Thought We Stood tells the contemporary tale of a French-American translator traveling by train from Paris to Barcelona. Haunted by his wife's suicide, and by his failure to complete his translation of the anguished, post-war correspondence between the writers Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan, he struggles numbly to make sense of the moment, the day.
The Least of It
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,620. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2022 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Spanning a single day in Mexico City, The Least of It is a story of jealousy and deception, of innocence and complicity, of the role of one man in the betrayal and destruction of another.
Trotsky’s Sink: Ninety-Eight Short Essays about Literature
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,240. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2021 by Fomite. Categories: Essay » Literature
Initially conceived of as a literary correspondence between them, authors George Ovitt and Peter Nash set out to chronicle their reading experiences in a series of short essays about the literature they love. Ultimately, in just over five years, they wrote more than 350 such essays, their favorite of which they’ve assembled in this collection.
The Perfection of Things
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2018 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 1941, the popular Austrian Jewish writer, Stefan Zweig, went into hiding from the Nazis in Brazil. Less than six months later he and his wife committed suicide in a final act of despair. In 2004 a dying American biographer, Adam Ribeira, is making last, desperate effort to complete a critical biography of Zweig, which he has been writing in frustration and anguish for nearly twenty years.
Parsimony
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,400. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2017 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Parsimony is a novel about fathers and sons. t the heart of this experience is David's reckoning, just after 9/11, with his own life and career, and with his family's radically left-wing past—with his Stalinist grandfather and with his bitter, politically disillusioned father, a Trotsky scholar and retired professor of history.

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