Adam Berlin


Adam Berlin is the author of the post-9/11 novel The Number of Missing (Spuyten Duyvil), the boxing novel Both Members of the Club (Texas Review Press/ winner of the Clay Reynolds Novella Prize), Belmondo Style (St. Martin’s Press/winner of the Publishing Triangle’s Ferro-Grumley Award) and Headlock (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill). His stories and poetry have appeared in numerous journals. He teaches writing at CUNY’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City and co-edits the literary mag J Journal: New Writing on Justice. For more, please visit

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Belmondo Style
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,670. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Jared Chiziver is a single father and professional pick-pocket, devotee of Jean-Paul Belmondo and a suave ladies' man. His son Ben is 16, bookish, a star on the track team, college bound and gay. Their unique New York life is ripped apart by two singular events, a hate crime then a revenge crime. Staying one step ahead of the police, father and son embark on a road trip of escape and discovery.

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