An Amateur's Guide to the Night: Stories

Front Cover
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1983 - Fiction - 129 pages
0 Reviews
A collection of thirteen short stories reflects on the life of disaffected youth and speculates on how they manage to remain courteous and deferent towards the rest of society

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


The Dictionary in the Laundry Chute
The Wellman Twins
You Know Charles

4 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1983)

A widely published poet, critic, editor, and cultural historian, Geoffrey O'Brien has been honored with a Whiting Award and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation. He is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books and is the editor-in-chief of The Library of America. He lives in New York City.

Bibliographic information