Patricia Highsmith

Patricia Highsmith

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

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List of Ripley Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
7.2
Strangers on a Train
1950
2
8
The Price of Salt / Carol
1952
3
The Blunderer
1954
4
Deep Water
1957
5
4
A Game for the Living
1958
6
This Sweet Sickness
1960
7
The Cry of the Owl
1962
8
8
The Two Faces of January
1964
9
The Glass Cell
1964
10
A Suspension of Mercy / The Story-Teller
1965
11
Those Who Walk Away
1967
12
The Tremor of Forgery
1969
13
A Dog's Ransom
1972
14
Edith's Diary
1977
15
People Who Knock on the Door
1983
16
Found in the Street
1986
17
Small g
1994

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Nothing That Meets the Eye
1968
2
Eleven / The Snail Watcher and Other Stories
1970
3
Little Tales of Misogyny
1974
4
The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder
1975
5
Slowly, Slowly in the Wind
1979
6
The Black House
1981
7
Mermaids on the Golf Course
1984
8
Tales of Natural and Unnatural Catastrophes
1987
9
Chillers
1990
10
The Selected Stories of Patricia Highsmith
2001
11
Sour Tales for Sweethearts
2015

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction
1966
2
Patricia Highsmith: Her Diaries and Notebooks: 1941-1995 (With: Anna von Planta)
2021

List of Patricia Highsmith Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Simply The Best Mysteries, Edgar Award Winners And Front Runners
1970
2
The Twelfth Pan Book of Horror Stories
1971
3
The 18th Pan Book of Horror Stories
1977
4
Verdict of Thirteen
1979
5
65 Great Tales Of Horror
1981
6
The Web She Weaves
1983
7
The 24th Pan Book of Horror Stories
1983
8
Great Baseball Stories
1990
9
Mystery Cats
1991
10
Fifty Best Mysteries
1993
11
Murder Intercontinental
1996
12
A Century of British Mystery and Suspense
2000
13
Crime Story Collection
2000
14
A Century of Great Suspense Stories
2001
15
Crime Never Pays
2001
16
Stranger: Dark Tales of Eerie Encounters
2002
17
Escape to Mexico: An Anthology of Great Writers
2002
18
Murder On The Railways
2003
19
The Campfire Collection: Ghosts, Beasts, and Things That Go Bump in the Night
2003
20
Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules
2005
21
A New Omnibus of Crime
2005
22
Feline Felonies
2006
23
Books to Die For
2012
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Patricia Highsmith: Biography

Patricia Highsmith was born on January 19th, 1921. Patricia passed away February 4th, 1995 at 74 years old. Patricia Highsmith was born in Fort Worth, Texas, USA.

Patricia Highsmith is probably best known for her Standalone Novels. There are currently 17 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1950 with the novel Strangers on a Train. The most recently released novel was Small g which was released in 1994.

Patricia Highsmith also wrote the Short Story Collections series which has 11 books including Nothing That Meets the Eye and Eleven / The Snail Watcher and Other Stories.

Patricia Highsmith has had two books make the Kono Mystery ga Sugoi list in Japan. Her novel Eleven was listed at #9 in 1991. The next year, The Cry of the Owl made #4 on the 1992 list.

Patricia Highsmith: Awards & Accolades

Highsmith's books have won multiple awards, Books to Die For won the Agatha Award, Best Non-fiction, in 2012 as well as the Anthony Award - Best Non-Fiction Book in 2013, Macavity Award - Best Mystery Critical/Biographical in 2013.

Patricia Highsmith books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Strangers on a Train was nominated for the Edgar Award, Best First Novel, in 1951. The Talented Mr. Ripley was nominated for the Edgar Award, Best Mystery Novel, in 1956. Those Who Walk Away was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1967. Ripley Under Ground was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1971. Ripley's Game was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1974. Books to Die For was nominated for the Edgar Award, Best Critical/Biographical Work, in 2013 as well as the Edgar Award - Best Critical/Biographical Work in 2013.

Patricia Highsmith: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Patricia Highsmith on Book Notification is The Talented Mr. Ripley, the 1st novel in the Ripley series.

The most read book by Patricia Highsmith on Book Notification is The Talented Mr. Ripley, the 1st novel in the Ripley series.

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  4. Harlan Coben, author of the Myron Bolitar Series.
  5. David Baldacci, author of the Amos Decker Series.

Patricia Highsmith: F.A.Q

When was Patricia Highsmith Born?

Patricia Highsmith was born on January 19th, 1921.

When did Patricia Highsmith die?

Patricia Highsmith died on February 4th, 1995 at 74 years old.

Where was Patricia Highsmith Born?

Patricia Highsmith was born in Fort Worth, Texas, USA.

What book awards has Patricia Highsmith won?

Books to Die For: Agatha Award Best Non-fiction (2012), Anthony Award Best Non-Fiction Book (2013), Macavity Award Best Mystery Critical/Biographical (2013).

What was the first book Patricia Highsmith wrote?

The first novel written by Patricia Highsmith was Strangers on a Train, published in 1950.

What was the most recent book Patricia Highsmith wrote?

Her most recently released work was Patricia Highsmith: Her Diaries and Notebooks: 1941-1995 on November 16th, 2021.

How many books has Patricia Highsmith written?

Patricia Highsmith has written 35 books. 17 Standalone Novels, 2 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 11 books in the Short Story Collections, 5 books in the Ripley Series.

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