Frederick Barthelme’s new novel THERE MUST BE SOME MISTAKE is due from Little, Brown & Co. in October 2014. In the novel a fiftyish graphic designer forced into retirement discovers, in spite of a parade of unlikely events, including numerous deaths, suicides, threats, explosions, and similar, that it might still be a bearable day in the neighborhood.Read more »

Barthelme’s most recent book is the novel Waveland published by Doubleday in 2009 in hardcover and 2010 in paper. It is set in Waveland, Mississippi, a year after hurricane Katrina leveled the place. The book is available in hardcover, paperback, and Kindle versions at Amazon and elsewhere. From Publishers Weekly In his first novel since PEN/Faulkner finalist ElroyRead more »