September 11, 2001 Fiction

September 11, 2001 was one of the darkest days in our country’s history.  Several novelists have explored the ramifications of this day in their fictional works. All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.


Abbott, Shirley. The Future of Love. 2008.

Abdullah, Shaila. Saffron Dreams. 2009.

Adams, Lorraine. Harbor. 2004.

Ali, Monica. Brick Lane. 2003.
    Also available: Large Type, CD

Allen, Charlotte Vale. Sudden Moves. 2004.

Barker, Pat. Double Vision. 2003.

Barth, John. The Book of Ten Nights and a Night: Eleven stories. 2004.

Beigbeder, Fr'ed'eric. Windows on the World. 2004.

Caputo, Philip. Crossers. 2009.

D'Amato, Barbara. Foolproof. 2009. (Adult Mystery DAM).

DeLillo, Don. Falling Man. 2007.
    Also available: Large Type, CD

Foer, Jonathan Safran. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close. 2005.
    Also available: CD

J Gilchrist, Ellen. A Dangerous Age. 2008.
    Also available: Large Type

Halaby, Laila. Once in a Promised Land. 2007.

Hamid, Mohsin. The Reluctant Fundamentalist. 2007.
    Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Henderson, Dee. True Honor. 2002. (Adult Romance HEN).

Hirvonen, Elina. When I Forgot. 2009.

Honig, Lucy. Waiting for Rescue. 2009.

Kalfus, Ken. A Disorder Peculiar to the Country. 2006.

Khakpour, Porochista. Sons and Other Flammable Objects. 2007.

Kingsbury, Karen. One Tuesday Morning. 2003.
    Also available: eAudiobook

Kingsbury, Karen. Beyond Tuesday Morning. 2004.

Levithan, David. Love is the Higher Law. 2009. (Teen Fiction LEV).
    Also available: eBook

Lewis, Richard. The Flame Tree. 2004.

Maynard, Joyce. The Usual Rules. 2003.

McInerney, Jay. The Good Life. 2006.
    Also available: CD

Messud, Claire. The Emperor's Children. 2006.
    Also available: CD

Naqvi, H. M. (Husain M.) Home Boy. 2009.

Nissenson, Hugh. The Days of Awe. 2005.

O'Neill, Joseph. Netherland. 2008.
    Also available: Large Type, eAudiobook

Poyer, David. The Towers: A Dan Lenson Novel of 9/11. 2011.

Price, Reynolds. The Good Priest's Son. 2005.

Rowley, Aidan Donnelley. Life After Yes. 2010. (Adult Chick Lit ROW).

Rozan, S. J. Absent Friends. 2004. (Adult Mystery ROZ).

Schulman, Helen. A Day At The Beach. 2007.

Schwartz, Lynne Sharon. The Writing on the Wall. 2005.

Strand, Ginger Gail. Flight. 2005.

Waldman, Amy. The Submission. 2011.

Walter, Jess. The Zero. 2006.
    Also available: Large Type

Wilson, F. Paul. Ground Zero. 2009.