Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal

This is a complete list of Gore Vidal books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category. Gore Vidal also writes as: Edgar Box and Cameron Kay.

Also writes as: Edgar Box and Cameron Kay.

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List of Myra and Myron Books in Publication Order

List of Peter Cutler Sargent II Books in Publication Order (as Edgar Box)

List of Narratives of Empire Books in Publication Order

List of Narratives of Empire Series in Chronological Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Williwaw
1946
2
In a Yellow Wood
1947
3
The City and the Pillar & Seven Early Stories
1948
4
The Season of Comfort
1949
5
A Search for the King
1950
6
Cry Shame!
1950
7
Dark Green, Bright Red
1950
8
Thieves Fall Out ( As: Cameron Kay)
Thieves Fall Out ( As: Cameron Kay)
1953
9
The Judgment Of Paris
1953
10
Messiah
1954
11
Visit to a Small Planet and Other Television Plays
1957
12
8
Julian
1964
13
Two Sisters
1970
14
Kalki
1976
15
Creation
1981
16
Duluth
1983
17
Live from Golgotha
1992
18
The Smithsonian Institution
1998

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Rocking the Boat
1962
2
Sex, Death, and Money
1968
3
Reflections Upon a Sinking Ship
1969
4
Collected Essays
1972
5
Homage to Daniel Shays
1973
6
Matters of Fact and of Fiction
1977
7
Views from a Window
1980
8
The Decline and Fall of the American Empire
1981
9
The Second American Revolution and Other Essays, 1976-1982
1982
10
Vidal in Venice
1985
11
Armageddon?
1987
12
At Home
1987
13
Paths of Resistance (With: Isabel Allende, Charles McCarry)
1989
14
A View from the Diners Club
1991
15
Screening History
1992
16
United States 1952-1992
1993
17
Palimpsest
1995
18
Virgin Islands
1998
19
Sexually Speaking
1999
20
The Last Empire
2001
21
Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace
2002
22
Point to Point Navigation
2006
23
Selected Essays
2007
24
The Selected Essays of Gore Vidal
2007
25
Snapshots in History's Glare
2009
26
I Told You So
2012
27
Vidal vs. Mailer (With: Norman Mailer)
2013
28
Buckley vs. Vidal (With: William F. Buckley Jr.)
2015

List of Nation Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Los Gusanos (By: John Sayles)
Los Gusanos (By: John Sayles)
1991
2
The Best of The Nation (By: Victor Navasky, vanden Heuvel, Katrina)
The Best of The Nation (By: Victor Navasky, vanden Heuvel, Katrina)
2000
3
The Betrayal of America (By: Vincent Bugliosi)
2001
4
Dreaming War
2002
5
Unsustainable (By: Eamonn Fingleton)
Unsustainable (By: Eamonn Fingleton)
2003
6
The Red and the Blacklist (By: Norma Barzman)
The Red and the Blacklist (By: Norma Barzman)
2003
7
Napoleon's Glance (By: William Duggan)
Napoleon's Glance (By: William Duggan)
2003
8
Shaking the Foundations (By: Pete Hamill, Bruce Shapiro)
2003
9
A Prayer for America (By: Dennis Kucinich)
A Prayer for America (By: Dennis Kucinich)
2003
10
Taking Back America (By: Katrina Vanden Heuvel, Robert L. Borosage)
Taking Back America (By: Katrina Vanden Heuvel, Robert L. Borosage)
2004
11
A Hole in the World (By: Jonathan Schell)
A Hole in the World (By: Jonathan Schell)
2004
12
The Truth About Camp David (By: Clayton E. Swisher)
The Truth About Camp David (By: Clayton E. Swisher)
2004
13
The Good, the Bad and the Dolce Vita (By: Norman Mailer, Mickey Knox)
2004
14
Murdered by Capitalism (By: John Ross)
Murdered by Capitalism (By: John Ross)
2004
15
Imperial America
2004
16
Killed (By: David Wallis)
Killed (By: David Wallis)
2004
17
Love, Poverty, and War (By: Christopher Hitchens)
2004
18
Against the Beast (By: John Nichols)
Against the Beast (By: John Nichols)
2004
19
The High Times Reader (By: Ann Nocenti, Paul Krassner, Ruth Baldwin)
The High Times Reader (By: Ann Nocenti, Paul Krassner, Ruth Baldwin)
2004
20
Deserter from Death (By: Howard Zinn, Daniel Singer)
Deserter from Death (By: Howard Zinn, Daniel Singer)
2005
21
Blood, Class and Empire (By: Christopher Hitchens)
2009
22
Genocide of the Mind (By: Vine Deloria Jr.)
2009
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List of Icons of America Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
6
Inventing a Nation
2003
2
Wall Street (By: Steve Fraser)
Wall Street (By: Steve Fraser)
2008
3
No Such Thing as Silence (By: Kyle Gann)
No Such Thing as Silence (By: Kyle Gann)
2009
4
Alger Hiss and the Battle for History (By: Susan Jacoby)
2009
5
King's Dream (By: Eric Sundquist)
King's Dream (By: Eric Sundquist)
2009
6
Gypsy: The Art of the Tease (By: Rachel Shteir)
Gypsy: The Art of the Tease (By: Rachel Shteir)
2009
7
Andy Warhol (By: Arthur C. Danto)
Andy Warhol (By: Arthur C. Danto)
2009
8
The Big House: Image and Reality of the American Prison (By: Stephen Cox)
2009
9
The Liberty Bell (By: Gary B. Nash)
The Liberty Bell (By: Gary B. Nash)
2010
10
Unwarranted Influence (By: James Ledbetter)
Unwarranted Influence (By: James Ledbetter)
2011
11
Joe DiMaggio (By: Jerome Charyn)
2011
12
The Hollywood Sign (By: Leo Braudy)
2011
13
Bob Dylan (By: David Yaffe)
Bob Dylan (By: David Yaffe)
2011
14
Jackson Pollock (By: Evelyn Toynton)
Jackson Pollock (By: Evelyn Toynton)
2012
15
The Statue of Liberty (By: Edward Berenson)
The Statue of Liberty (By: Edward Berenson)
2012
16
The Gateway Arch (By: Tracy Campbell)
The Gateway Arch (By: Tracy Campbell)
2013
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List of Gore Vidal Anthologies in Publication Order

Gore Vidal: Biography

Gore Vidal (Eugene Louis Vidal) was born on October 3rd, 1925. Gore passed away July 31st, 2012 at 86 years old. Gore Vidal was born in West Point, New York, USA.

Gore Vidal is probably best known for his Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 28 books available. The first was released in 1962 with the novel Rocking the Boat. The most recently released novel was Buckley vs. Vidal which was released in 2015.

Gore Vidal: Awards & Accolades

Vidal's book, Burr was nominated for the National Book Awards, Best Fiction, in 1974.

Gore Vidal: Lists & Other Mentions

  • Burr was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1973 and 1974.
  • 1876 was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1976.

Gore Vidal: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Gore Vidal on Book Notification is Lincoln, the 4th novel in the Narratives of Empire series.

The most read book by Gore Vidal on Book Notification is Lincoln, the 4th novel in the Narratives of Empire series.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Gore Vidal are:

  1. Stephen King, author of the The Dark Tower Series.
  2. John Le Carre, author of the George Smiley Series.
  3. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  4. Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch Series.
  5. John Grisham, author of the Jake Brigance Series.

Gore Vidal: F.A.Q

When was Gore Vidal Born?

Gore Vidal was born on October 3rd, 1925.

When did Gore Vidal die?

Gore Vidal died on July 31st, 2012 at 86 years old.

Where was Gore Vidal Born?

Gore Vidal was born in West Point, New York, USA.

What was the first book Gore Vidal wrote?

The first novel written by Gore Vidal was Williwaw, published in 1946.

What was the most recent book Gore Vidal wrote?

His most recently released work was Buckley vs. Vidal on July 31st, 2015.

How many books has Gore Vidal written?

Gore Vidal has written 68 books across 10 series.
  • 2 books in the Myra and Myron Series
  • 3 books in the Peter Cutler Sargent II Series
  • 7 books in the Narratives of Empire Series
  • 18 Standalone Novels
  • 3 Plays
  • 4 Short Story Collections
  • 28 Non-Fiction
  • 1 Cameron Kay Standalone Novels
  • 2 books in the Nation Series
  • 1 book in the Icons of America Series

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