Jerome Charyn

Sergeant Salinger

By Jerome Charyn - Published 2021


Biographical FictionLiterary

This fictionalized account of J. D. Salinger’s WWII years and recovery (1942-47) opens in New York City. He lives with his parents ...Read Review

Cesare: A Novel of War-Torn Berlin

By Jerome Charyn - Published 2020



The Nazi regime may have had pillage, plunder, and genocide as its raisons d’etre, but Jerome Charyn’s Cesare reminds us that ...Read Review

The Perilous Adventures of the Cowboy King: A Novel of Teddy Roosevelt and His Times

By Jerome Charyn - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

In 1862, little Teddy Roosevelt is a sickly child whose medical prognosis is dire. Yet he will go on to become one of America’...Read Review


By Jerome Charyn - Published 2017


Biographical FictionLiterary

By peeling off layers of fiction to expose the facts of Jerzy Kosinski’s life, author Jerome Charyn chops through the façade ...Read Review

A Loaded Gun: Emily Dickinson for the 21st Century

By Jerome Charyn - Published 2016



An endnote to his novel The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson, Charyn’s A Loaded Gun further supports his case for a fresh ...Read Review

The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson

By Jerome Charyn - Published 2010


Biographical FictionLiterary

There can be few challenges more daunting for a writer than attempting to take on the voice of another writer, particularly one known ...Read Review

Johnny One Eye: A Tale of the American Revolution

By Jerome Charyn - Published 2008


Johnny One-Eye is a cleverly written and well-crafted glimpse of some of the leading British and American characters of the American Revolution through ...Read Review