J. F. NEWMAN, author site.

"I therefore rest satisfied, and thank God that my lot is to be an American farmer" –J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur, Letters from an American Farmer (1782).

Get The Freeman’s Oath today!

“The Freeman’s Oath is an engaging novel about love and history, full of inside information about the world of rare books and documents”–TOM PERROTTA, AUTHOR OF THE LEFTOVERS AND LITTLE CHILDREN. “Amazing story. Subtle … Continue reading

August 26, 2013

Paugwonk, a new novel. Coming soon.

Winter had come to Connecticut. Out of the past it had come, out of memory, out of the New England landscapes in which Nathaniel used to trade, burst from the … Continue reading

July 26, 2013

Notes from an American Farmer.

Check out Notes from an American Farmer, J. F. Newman’s tumble-tum-tumblr, featuring essays and more.

June 26, 2013

Reading List

The Millions |Brain Pickings |The Paris Review | The Canon | Indie Book Review | Cracked | GalleyCat |Goodreads List

January 26, 2013