The Rich Shapero Store

Book cover for Island Fruit Remedy

Island Fruit Remedy

Novel

With burlesque flair and keen insight, Island Fruit Remedy tells a stirring story about learning to love.

Original and thought-provoking. It will leave you in awe.” —Elizabeth Sagan @elizabeth_sagan

  • Hardcover

    $26.95
  • Personalized Hardcover

    $126.95
    Rich will sign this hardcover and add a personalized note. We will send $100 to the International Crane Foundation on your behalf.
Book cover for Balcony of Fog showing clouds and a big lightbulb

Balcony of Fog

Novel

Mixing the sublimity of fair-weather skies with the nightmarish violence of electric storms, Balcony of Fog illuminates the tension between the power of love and the love of power.

“Powerful and complex.” Library Journal

  • Hardcover

    $26.95
  • Personalized Hardcover

    $126.95
    Rich will sign this hardcover and add a personalized note. We will send $100 to the International Crane Foundation on your behalf.
Book cover for Balcony of Fog flipback book

Balcony of Fog

Novel as Flipback Book

Now available as a flipback book. Sporting a compact landscape design with ultra-thin paper, it’s easy to hold in one hand and small enough to slip into your pocket.

  • Flipback Book

    $11.95
Book cover for Rin, Tongue and Dorner

Rin, Tongue and Dorner

Novel

With wild imagination and blazing insight, Shapero depicts the inner workings of human desire, probing the depths of our buried passions, and revealing their potential to annihilate us, or set us free.

“Shapero displays an impressive command of the unconscious.” Kirkus Reviews

  • Hardcover

    $26.95
  • Personalized Hardcover

    $126.95
    Rich will sign this hardcover and add a personalized note. We will send $100 to the International Crane Foundation on your behalf.
Book cover for Arms from the Sea

Arms from the Sea

Novel

Whimsical and outlandish but also timely and dead serious, Arms from the Sea plunges into imagined realms of possibility, pointing to what it might mean to redeem a desolate world.

“Arms from the Sea is a tangible encounter with the creative spirit.” —Moses Hacmon

  • Hardcover

    $26.95
  • Personalized Hardcover

    $126.95
    Rich will sign this hardcover and add a personalized note. We will send $100 to the International Crane Foundation on your behalf.
Book cover for Arms from the Sea flipback book

Arms from the Sea

Novel as Flipback Book

Now available as a flipback book. Sporting a compact landscape design with ultra-thin paper, it’s easy to hold in one hand and small enough to slip into your pocket.

  • Flipback Book

    $11.95
CD cover for Arms from the Sea

Arms from the Sea

Music

Arms from the Sea: The Music features songs by Orenda Fink, with lyrics by Rich Shapero, that evoke a watery alternate world.

  • CD

    $14.95
Book and CD covers for Arms from the Sea

Arms from the Sea

Collector’s Set

Arms from the Sea: The Music combines Rich Shapero’s fantastical novel with music by Orenda Fink and the Visionary Art of Eugene Von Brunchenhein to create an other-worldly, immersive story experience. The collector’s set includes the novel in hardcover and the full-length music CD.

  • Collector’s Set (Book and CD)

    $34.95
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The Hope We Seek

Novel

With epic force and seductive allegory, The Hope We Seek transports us to a netherworld of danger and allure—where arduous labor, sustained by unwavering belief, promises an unearthly reward.

“Shapero is a spellbinding storyteller.” —Howard Frank Mosher

  • Hardcover

    $26.95
  • Personalized Hardcover

    $126.95
    Rich will sign this hardcover and add a personalized note. We will send $100 to the International Crane Foundation on your behalf.
CD cover for Songs from the Big Wheel

Songs from the Big Wheel

Music

Songs from the Big Wheel, the music of The Hope We Seek, features Marissa Nadler singing alluring songs of the goddess Hope.

  • CD

    $14.95
Book and CD covers for Arms from the Sea

The Hope We Seek

Collector’s Set

The Hope We Seek fuses Rich Shapero’s provocative novel with hypnotic, original music—featuring the vocals of Marissa Nadler—and the Visionary art of Donald Pass. The result is a riveting and fully immersive story experience. The collector’s set includes the novel in softcover and the full-length music CD, Songs from the Big Wheel.

“A Delirious Fusion of Fiction, Music and Art.” —The Village Voice

  • Collector’s Set (Book and CD)

    $34.95
Book cover for Too Far

Too Far

Novel

Told as a parable, and vividly observed, Rich Shapero’s Too Far is an exhilarating and heart-breaking story of an end to innocence that captures the triumphs and follies of the child’s imagination as it struggles to remain boundless and free.

“Full of mystical and imaginative insight.” —Donald Pass

  • Hardcover

    $26.95
  • Personalized Hardcover

    $126.95
    Rich will sign this hardcover and add a personalized note. We will send $100 to the International Crane Foundation on your behalf.
CD cover for Dawn Remembers

Dawn Remembers

Music

Dawn Remembers, the music of Too Far, features Maria Taylor (Azure Ray) singing Dawn’s recollections of Robbie and Fristeen’s exploration and discoveries.

  • CD

    $14.95
Book and CD covers for Too Far

Too Far

Collector’s Set

Rich Shapero’s Too Far seamlessly combines his enchanting novel with original music and stunning visual art to create an immersive story experience.

“Shapero displays an impressive command of the unconscious.” —Kirkus Reviews

  • Collector’s Set (Book and CD)

    $34.95
Book cover for Wild Animus

Wild Animus: 50 Years Later

Novel

The quest for a “bliss beyond fear” drives a young idealist to the Alaskan wilderness where, alone with his dangerous ideas, he transforms himself into a wild creature, prey to a strangely familiar pack of wolves.

This edition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the inception of Wild Animus.

“With prose of a visionary intensity, Shapero paints a dark and complex canvas of Visionary Art storytelling. He is a shaman of the written word.” —Henry Boxer of Henry Boxer Gallery, London

  • Hardcover

    $26.95
  • Personalized Hardcover

    $126.95
    Rich will sign this hardcover and add a personalized note. We will send $100 to the International Crane Foundation on your behalf.
CD covers for Wild Animus Parts 1-3

Wild Animus

Music

Music that expresses the emotional core of Wild Animus.

  • CD1, Part One: The Ram

    $14.95
  • CD2, Part Two: The Wolves

    $14.95
  • CD3, Part Three: Animus

    $14.95
Book and CD covers for Wild Animus

Wild Animus

Collector’s Set

Rich Shapero’s Wild Animus is the story of a young idealist, Ransom Altman, whose quest for fundamentals drives him to the Alaskan wilderness where, alone with his dangerous ideas, he transforms himself into a wild creature prey to a strangely familiar pack of wolves.

To tell his story, Shapero has crafted a new art form that intricately interweaves book and music. This limited edition box set includes the complete storytelling experiment—a novel in hardcover and three CDs: The Ram, The Wolves and Animus.

“Powerful and complex.” —Library Journal

  • Collector’s Set (Book and CD)

    $49.95
CD covers for Wild Animus audio book

Wild Animus

Audio Book

Rich Shapero’s Wild Animus is read by actor Peter Coyote, well known for his roles in a broad range of feature films and television.

  • CD

    $14.95