John Cheever

John Cheever

This is a complete list of John Cheever books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Wapshot Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Way Some People Live
1943
2
The Enormous Radio
1953
3
The Housebreaker Of Shady Hill
1958
4
Some People, Places, And Things That Will Not Appear In My Next Novel
1961
5
The Brigadier and the Golf Widow
1964
6
The Stories of John Cheever
1978
7
Collected Stories and Other Writings
1978
8
The Uncollected Stories Of John Cheever, 1930 1981
1990
9
The John Cheever Audio Collection
2003
10
Vintage Cheever
2005
11
Thirteen Uncollected Stories
2005
12
Fall River and Other Uncollected Stories
2009
13
The Collected Works
2012
14
Drinking
2017
15
A Vision of the World
2021

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Contemporary Literature and the Life of Faith Books in Publication Order (with Anne Tyler, with Flannery O'Connor, with Raymond Carver, with Tillie Olsen, with Wendell Berry, with John Updike, with Alice Walker, with Louise Erdrich, with Robert Butler, with Mary Gordon, with Garrison Keillor, with Allegra Goodman, with Tess Gallagher, with Tobias Wolff, with James Baldwin, with Gail Godwin, with Annie Dillard, with Henry Louis Gates Jr., with Reynolds Price, with Oscar Hijuelos, with Richard Rodríguez, with Patricia Hampl, with Kathleen Norris, with Kent Haruf, with Peter Hawkins, with Sue Miller, with Doris Betts, with Frederick Buechner, with Paula J. Carlson, with Peter S. Hawkins, with Carol Bly, with Andrew Dubus, with Michael Malone, with Alice Elliot Dark)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Listening for God Reader, Vol. 1 (By: Flannery O'Connor, Raymond Carver, Alice Walker, Garrison Keillor, Annie Dillard, Richard Rodríguez, Patricia Hampl, Peter Hawkins, Frederick Buechner, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
1994
2
Listening for God, Vol. 2 (By: Anne Tyler, John Updike, Tobias Wolff, Gail Godwin, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Kathleen Norris, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Carol Bly, Andrew Dubus)
Listening for God, Vol. 2 (By: Anne Tyler, John Updike, Tobias Wolff, Gail Godwin, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Kathleen Norris, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Carol Bly, Andrew Dubus)
1996
3
Listening for God, Vol. 3 (With: Tillie Olsen, Wendell Berry, Louise Erdrich, Mary Gordon, Tess Gallagher, Reynolds Price, Oscar Hijuelos, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
Listening for God, Vol. 3 (With: Tillie Olsen, Wendell Berry, Louise Erdrich, Mary Gordon, Tess Gallagher, Reynolds Price, Oscar Hijuelos, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
2000
4
Listening For God, Vol. 4 (By: Robert Butler, Allegra Goodman, James Baldwin, Kent Haruf, Sue Miller, Doris Betts, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Michael Malone, Alice Elliot Dark)
Listening For God, Vol. 4 (By: Robert Butler, Allegra Goodman, James Baldwin, Kent Haruf, Sue Miller, Doris Betts, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Michael Malone, Alice Elliot Dark)
2002
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List of John Cheever Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Short Story Masterpieces: 35 Classic American and British Stories from the First Half of the 20th Century
1954
2
Stories
1956
3
Points of View
1956
4
6
50 Great American Short Stories
1963
5
Masks
1971
6
Prize Stories 1973: The O. Henry Awards
1973
7
Magical Realist Fiction
1984
8
The Short Story: 30 Masterpieces
1992
9
First Fiction: An Anthology of the First Published Stories by Famous Writers
1994
10
Listening for God Reader, Vol. 1
1994
11
Listening for God, Vol. 2
1996
12
Our Mothers' Spirits: Great Writers on the Death of Mothers and the Grief of Men
1997
13
Writing New York
1998
14
Wonderful Town
2000
15
Listening for God, Vol. 3
2000
16
The Best American Short Stories of the Century
2000
17
Listening For God, Vol. 4
2002
18
Secret Ingredients: The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink
2007
19
The New Granta Book of the American Short Story
2007
20
Stories to Get You Through the Night
2010
21
Round the Christmas Fire
2013
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John Cheever Biography

John Cheever was born on May 27th, 1912. John passed away June 18th, 1982 at 70 years old. John Cheever was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States.

John Cheever was the author of the John Cheever Collections series which consists of 15 novels. The John Cheever Collections series started in 1943 with the novel The Way Some People Live. The most recently released novel in the John Cheever Collections series was A Vision of the World which was released in 2021. There are no upcoming novels for the John Cheever Collections series.

At seventeen John was expelled from high school for smoking which he later wrote a short story about titled Expelled.

John Cheever Awards & Accolades

Cheever's book, The Stories of John Cheever won the National Book Awards, Best Fiction - Paperback, in 1981.

John Cheever books have also been nominated for multiple awards, The World of Apples was nominated for the National Book Awards, Best Fiction, in 1974. The Stories of John Cheever was nominated for the National Book Awards, Best Fiction, in 1979. The John Cheever Audio Collection was nominated for the Audie Award, Audiobook of the Year, in 2004 as well as the Audie Award - Best Short Stories or Collections in 2004.

John Cheever Lists & Other Mentions

  • Falconer was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1977.

John Cheever F.A.Q

When was John Cheever Born?

John Cheever was born on May 27th, 1912.

When did John Cheever die?

John Cheever died on June 18th, 1982 at 70 years old.

Where was John Cheever Born?

John Cheever was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States.

What book awards has John Cheever won?

Cheever's book, The Stories of John Cheever won the award National Book Awards, Best Fiction - Paperback, in 1981.

What was the first book John Cheever wrote?

The first novel written by John Cheever was The Way Some People Live, published in 1943.

What was the most recent book John Cheever wrote?

His most recently released work was A Vision of the World on March 3rd, 2021.

How many books has John Cheever written?

John Cheever has written 27 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 2 books in the Wapshot Series, 6 Standalone Novels, 15 books in the Collections, 4 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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