You can purchase Marc’s books by clicking on the images and titles below. The links will take you to outside vendors.
The Grievers is a darkly comic coming of age novel for a generation that’s still struggling to come of age.When Charley Schwartz learns that an old high school pal has committed suicide, he agrees to help his alma mater organize a memorial service to honor his friend’s memory. Soon, however, devastation turns to disgust as Charley discovers that what matters most to the school is the bottom line. Desperate to set the world right and keep his own life from spiraling out of control, Charley rages through his days and nights, plotting all the while the ultimate eulogy for his deceased friend and a scathing indictment of a world gone wrong. Available in print as well as for Kindle and Nook. (Fiction, The Permanent Press, 2012)
Audrey Corcoran never dreamed she’d try cocaine, but a year after a bitter divorce, she meets a man named Owen Little who convinces her that a little buzz might be exactly what she needs to lift her spirits. And why not? He’s already turned her on to jazz, and no one in his circle of friends ever thinks twice about getting high. Soon, however, her escalating drug use puts a strain on Audrey’s relationship with her daughters, and she begins to sell cocaine from her home in order to subsidize her habit. By turns horrifying and hilarious, The Singular Exploits of Wonder Mom and Party Girl offers a scathing indictment of American consumer culture and the wildly conflicting demands it makes upon women. (Fiction, The Permanent Press, 2011)
This quirky, fascinating volume examines the long-running British sci-fi series Doctor Who and discusses the ways in which the good Doctor’s adventures on exotic and alien worlds teach us what it means to be human. Exploring the weird and wonderful realm of Doctor Who in relation to such contemporary phenomena as cosmetic surgery, consumerism, reality television and road rage, The Greatest Show in the Galaxy demonstrates that the exploits of our favorite time traveler provide us with everything we need to know about life, the universe and everything. A must-read for all fans of the series! (Nonfiction, McFarland, 2007).