James Hynes

James Hynes is the author of the novels The Lecturer's Tale and Wild Colonial Boy, as well as the stories Publish & Perish (all New York Times Notable Books of the Year). He lives in Austin, Texas.


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Kings of Infinite Space

James Hynes
Picador

"Immensely witty...thoroughly entertaining."--The Washington Post Book World Paul Trilby is having a bad day. If he were to be honest with himself, Paul...


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The Lecturer's Tale

James Hynes
Picador

Nelson Humboldt is a visiting adjunct English lecturer at prestigious Midwest University, until he is unceremoniously fired one autumn morning. Minutes after...


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The Wild Colonial Boy

James Hynes
Picador

After years of violence, a tense calm pervades Northern Ireland, soon to be broken by Jimmy Coogan, an IRA veteran gone renegade. Jimmy has stolen ten pounds...


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Publish and Perish

James Hynes
Picador

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year A Publisher's Weekly Best Book of the Year Combining the wit of David Lodge with Poe's delicious sense of the...


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