Willy Vlautin

Willy Vlautin is the author of two highly acclaimed novels, The Motel Life and Northline. He is also the frontman of the band Richmond Fontaine, whose albums include Post to Wire and most recently We Used to Think the Freeway Sounded Like a River. An avid fan of horse racing he can often be found writing behind a closed circuit monitor at Portland Meadows racetrack.

Books by Willy Vlautin

The Motel Life

Published: February 2016

The hugely moving novel from Willy Vlautin, reissued with a new cover.

The Free

Published: April 2015

A beautiful and bittersweet new novel from the author of Lean on Pete and The Motel Life.

The Free

Published: March 2014

A beautiful and bittersweet new novel from the author of Lean on Pete and The Motel Life

Lean on Pete

Published: April 2011

From the acclaimed author of The Motel Life and Northline comes another hugely moving slice of Americana.

Lean on Pete

Published: April 2010

From the acclaimed author of The Motel Life and Northline comes another moving slice of Americana.

Northline

Published: March 2009

From the author of The Motel Life comes another hugely moving slice of Americana.

Northline

Published: April 2008

From the acclaimed author of The Motel Life comes another hugely moving slice of Americana.

Motel Life

Published: June 2007

A hugely moving slice of downbeat Americana.

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