Books:Self Portraits: Fictions
(W. W. Norton & Company, 2010), The Green Hour
(W. W. Norton & Company, 2002), Van Gogh's Bad Cafe
(Morrow, 1997), Tintin in the New World
(Morrow, 1993), Tallien: A Brief Romance
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1988), The Adventures of Mao on the Long March
(Citadel Press, 1971)
Notable Mention, Best American Essays 2015; Pushcart Short Story Prize 2016; Pushcart Short Story Prize, 2015; Pushcart Short Story Prize, 2012; American Academy of Arts and Letters: Award for Distinguished Writing, 2001; John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Creative Writing; 1973-1974.