Novels

  • Home Movies (Cormorant, 1997)
  • Heroes (Dundum, 2000; Biblioasis, 2015)
  • Gently Down the Stream (Cormorant, 2005)
  • Moody Food (Doubleday, 2002; US: Santa Fe Writers Project, 2006; Biblioasis: 2010; French: VLB Editeur, 2010)
  • What Happened Later (Thomas Allen, 2007; French: VLB Editeur, 2012)
  • David (Thomas Allen Publishers, 2009; paperback/Biblioasis, 2013)
  • I Was There the Night He Died (Biblioasis, 2014)
  • 1979 (Biblioasis, 2018)

Nonfiction

  • Mental Hygiene: Essays on Writers and Writing (Insomniac, 2003)
  • Why Not? Fifteen Reasons to Live (Biblioasis, 2011; German language: Random House, 2012; Serbian: Karpos Publishing, 2016))
  • Lives of the Poets (With Guitars) (Biblioasis, 2016; Serbian: Karpos Publishing, 2018)
  • How to Die: A Book About Being Alive (Biblioasis, 2014; Serbian: Karpos Publishing, forthcoming)

Poetry

  • The Old Man in the Mirror Isn’t Me: Last Call Haiku (Exile, 2020)