Books by Herbert Gold


Birth of a Hero
The Prospect Before Us
The Man Who Was Not With It
The Optimist
Therefore Be Bold
The Great American Jackpot
Swiftie the Magician
Waiting for Cordelia
Slave Trade
True Love
Mister White Eyes
A Girl of Forty
She Took my Arm as if She Loved Me
Daughter Mine
When a Psychopath Falls in Love

Short Stories and Essays

Love & Like
The Age of Happy Problems
The Magic Will: Stories and Essays of a Decade
Lovers and Cohorts: Twenty-Seven Stories


Biafra Goodbye
My Last Two Thousand Years
A Walk on the West Side: California on the Brink
Travels in San Francisco
Best Nightmare on Earth: A Life in Haiti (reissued as Haiti: Best Nightmare on Earth)
Bohemia: Where Art, Angst, Love, and Strong Coffee Meet
Still Alive: A Temporary Condition (reissued as Not Dead Yet: A Feisty Bohemian Explores the Art of Growing Old)