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  Body & Soul From rags to riches--by way of musical genius--in this alluringly atmospheric first novel by Conroy of Stop-Time (1967) fame. In a squalid basement apartment on New York's Third Avenue toward WW II's end, a fatherless little kid named Claude Rawlings spends his days alone while his mother--obese,... Read more

  Stop-Time An autobiography with intimate unprotected candor of a novel
I first read Stop-Time when I was in college, in Boston, in 1979. Conroy has that subtle sense of the proportion of things, which one usually finds only in established writers just after the mellowing oof their careers. Read more

  Midair A long-awaited collection of stories from the author of Stop-time. Read more


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