Dolphinlove   It is reported that the world’s second tallest man, 7-foot-9 inches, has saved the life of a nearly extinct baiji dolphin in China by reaching deep into the stomach of a sick female baiji to extract several fragments of Styrofoam.   The sickened dolphin washed ashore near the Yangtse port city of Wuhan. […]

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Abductlove An Austrian teenager held captive for eight years in a dungeon-like room on the outskirts of Vienna says her captor, Wolfgang Priklopil, was part of her life and “in a certain way” she mourned his suicide. Eighteen-year-old Krista Ludwig is reported to have wept inconsolably when told that Priklopil killed himself. After Krista Ludwig […]

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Paris 60 Reissued

My novel Paris 60 has been reissued by the Journal of Experimental Fiction (JEF), with a new cover by artist Norman Conquest.  It’s now available on Amazon and at SPD Books. Paris 60 Blurb: The 60 entries that constitute Paris 60 were recorded during Harold Jaffe’s Spring 2008 Paris visit to greet the translation into […]

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France, accepted

My 1983 novel Dos Indios will be published in France in Fall 2013 by 13e Note Editions (Paris). in 2008, Sex for the Millennium and 15 Serial Killers were published in France by Editions Cambourakis (Paris).

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Auschwitz Crumbling

OSWIECIM, Poland – As they do on every anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by Soviet troops, witnesses to the Holocaust will gather Sunday, older, frailer, fewer than the year before. After 68 years, the camp itself is showing its age under the pressures of time and tourism. With a budget underwritten by the state […]

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What follows is an excerpt from a work in progress, called “Orlando.” It  is the title narrative of a collection of fiction and docufiction. Enjoy.* * Please leave comments and responses, and – if so inclined – share with other fiction readers. THE PLAYERS Orlando: Performer terrorist Trieste: Performer terrorist / Disciple of Orlando Catalan Carlos: […]

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Revolutionary Brain by Harold Jaffe Release date: December 6, 2012, distributed by Ingram Trade paperback: 252 pages, 7.5×9.25, $13.95, ISBN: 978-1-935738-32-9 Publicist: Jaym Gates, Guide Dog Books is proud to announce the release of Harold Jaffe’s Revolutionary Brain, a collection of essays and quasi-essays from one of our most brilliantly innovative provocateurs. Known for his unique […]


Readings and Discussion with Alternative Press Writer Harold Jaffe

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 7:00pm Scanlon Banquet Hall B & C Westfield State University Harold Jaffe’s innovative fiction, non-fiction, and docu-fiction, deal with under-represented voices and perspectives in the American cultural fabric, such as death row prison inmates, political anarchists, and other unusual points of view.  He has devoted his career to “mixing things up.”  […]

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