The Moment under The Moment (Collection, 1992)
The Moment under The Moment is a 1992 collection of short stories, essays and fragments, most of which had been previously published in periodicals and elsewhere.
Contents, with comments on selected items:
The Man with the Dagger
My Night with Léonie
The Colour of Love
The Ghost Horse of Genghis Khan
Some Episodes in the History of Miranda and Caliban - an entertainment in two acts with music by Helen Roe
- Some of Some Episodes... was developed into Hoban's opera collaboration with Harrison Birtwistle, "The Second Mrs Kong".
Non-fiction, essays and sketches
Household Tales by the Brothers Grimm (1976, an introduction to the 1977 Picador Edition)
Footplacers, London Transport Owls, Wincer-Boise (1982)
Mnemosyne, Teen Taals, and Tottenham Court Road (1982)
Fragments of a Lament for Thelonious Monk (1983)
Pan Lives (1983)
'I, that was a child, my tongue's use sleeping...' (1984)
Certain Obsessions, Certain Ideas (1985-6)
- This contains an early sketch wherein the dismembered Head of Orpheus (later a character in The Medusa Frequency) is picked up by a policeman and questioned at a police station.
The Bear in Max Ernst's Bedroom or The Magic Wallet (1987)
Blighter's Rock (1989)
- Some elements of North can be found in Hoban's final book Soonchild.
Masada One Morning (1990)
With a Choked Cry (1991)
Word Pix (1991)
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