His latest novel is Now You See Him.
For the Guardian, he named his "top 10 scenes from the battle of the sexes." One novel on the list:
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwanRead about another title to make Gottlieb's list.
After the shimmering Saturday this tiny, concentrated novel unpacks the world of two newlyweds struggling with the cumbersome gear of their pre-1960s genitals. Wielding his insight with characteristic aplomb, McEwan lays bare the mountain of contradictory assumptions held by the virginal young couple as they head for bed on their wedding night. The rage of their botched sexual encounter and its fatal aftermath is rendered with nearly forensic precision.
The Page 69 Test: Eli Gottlieb's Now You See Him.