R.A. Lafferty

R.A. Lafferty

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

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List of The Coscuin Chronicles Books in Publication Order

List of The Devil Is Dead Trilogy Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Past Master
1968
2
The Reefs of Earth
1968
3
Space Chantey
1968
4
Fourth Mansions
1969
5
The Fall of Rome
1971
6
Arrive at Easterwine
1971
7
Okla Hannali
1972
8
Not to Mention Camels
1976
9
Aurelia
1982
10
Annals of Klepsis
1983
11
Tales of Midnight
1984
12
Serpent's Egg
1987
13
Sindbad
1989
14
Iron Tears
1992

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Adam Had Three Brothers
1960
2
The Six Fingers of Time
1960
3
Through Other Eyes
1960
4
The Ugly Sea
1960
5
All the People
1961
6
In the Garden
1961
7
Aloys
1961
8
Sodom and Gomorrah, Texas
1962
9
Alaric
1971
10
Groaning Hinges of the World
1971
11
Eurema's Dam
1972
12
Horns on Their Heads
1976
13
Funnyfingers & Cabrito
1976
14
The Back Door Of History
1988
15
Strange Skies
1988
16
True Believers
1988
17
Promontory Goats
1988
18
Mischief Malicious
1991
19
Dream World
2016
20
McGonigal's Worm
2016
21
The Polite People of Pudibundia
2016
22
The Weirdest World
2017

List of Collections in Publication Order (with Gene Wolfe)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Man Who Made Models
1970
2
10
Nine Hundred Grandmothers
1970
3
Strange Doings
1973
4
Does Anyone Else Have Something Further to Add?
1974
5
In the Wake of Man (With: Gene Wolfe)
1975
6
Apocalypses
1977
7
Ringing Changes
1979
8
Golden Gate and Other Stories
1982
9
Snake In His Bosom And Other Stories
1983
10
Man Who Made Models and Other Stories
1984
11
Slippery And Other Stories
1985
12
East of Laughter
1988
13
Dotty
1990
14
Lafferty in Orbit
1991
15
The Man Who Walked Through Cracks
2019
16
The Best of R. A. Lafferty
2019

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of R.A. Lafferty Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Science Fiction Oddities
1966
2
Dangerous Visions 3
1967
3
Orbit 6
1970
4
Alchemy and Academe
1970
5
This Side of Infinity
1972
6
Young Demons
1972
7
Alpha 3
1972
8
Frontiers 1: Tomorrow's Alternatives
1973
9
Demon Kind
1973
10
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow...
1974
11
Other Dimensions
1974
12
Future Corruption
1975
13
Antigrav
1975
14
The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series IV
1976
15
Whispers
1977
16
Chrysalis Volume 2
1978
17
Chrysalis 3
1978
18
Chrysalis 4
1979
19
Chrysalis 6
1980
20
The Berkley Showcase: Vol. 2
1980
21
Chrysalis 8
1980
22
The Berkley Showcase: Vol. 4
1981
23
Great Tales of Fantasy and Science Fiction
1985
24
Terry's Universe: Science fiction's finest writers join in honoring the memory of Terry Carr
1987
25
Now We Are Sick
1991
26
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Fourth Annual Collection
1991
27
Fourth Annual Collection
1991
28
Invaders!
1993
29
Supermen
2002
30
Futures Past
2006
31
The Mammoth Book of Extreme Fantasy
2008
32
More Fantastic Stories
2009
33
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction
2010
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R.A. Lafferty: Biography

R.A. Lafferty (Raphael Aloysius Lafferty) was born on November 7th, 1914. R.A. passed away March 18th, 2002 at 87 years old. R.A. Lafferty was born in Neola, Iowa, USA. Lafferty attended the University of Tulsa where he studied Math and German.

R.A. Lafferty was the author of the R.A. Lafferty Short Stories/Novellas series which consists of 22 novels. The R.A. Lafferty Short Stories/Novellas series started in 1960 with the novel Adam Had Three Brothers. The most recently released novel in the R.A. Lafferty Short Stories/Novellas series was The Weirdest World which was released in 2017. There are no upcoming novels for the R.A. Lafferty Short Stories/Novellas series.

R.A. Lafferty (Raphael Aloysius Lafferty) also wrote the Collections series which has 16 books including The Man Who Made Models and Nine Hundred Grandmothers.

Lafferty made 1st Sergeant in the U.S. Army and received an Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal.

R.A. Lafferty: Awards & Accolades

R.A. Lafferty has won multiple awards including: The World Fantasy Award, Life Achievement, in 1990, Oklahoma Book Awards, Arrell Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award, in 1995 and the Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award, SFF Author Deserving of Renewed Interest, in 2002.

Lafferty's books have also won multiple awards, Eurema's Dam won the Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story, in 1975. Fourth Annual Collection won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 1992. Groaning Hinges of the World won the Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story, in 1993.

R.A. Lafferty books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Past Master was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1969. Whispers was nominated for the World Fantasy Award, Collection, in 1978. Lafferty in Orbit was nominated for the World Fantasy Award, Collection, in 1992. Iron Tears was nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award, Best Science Fiction Book, in 1992. The Reefs of Earth was nominated for the Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work, in 2003. Space Chantey was nominated for the Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work, in 2006. Serpent's Egg was nominated for the Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work, in 2014.

R.A. Lafferty: Author Insights

The highest rated book by R.A. Lafferty on Book Notification is Nine Hundred Grandmothers, a Collection novel.

The most read book by R.A. Lafferty on Book Notification is Nine Hundred Grandmothers, a Collection novel.

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R.A. Lafferty: F.A.Q

When was R.A. Lafferty Born?

R.A. Lafferty was born on November 7th, 1914.

When did R.A. Lafferty die?

R.A. Lafferty died on March 18th, 2002 at 87 years old.

Where was R.A. Lafferty Born?

R.A. Lafferty was born in Neola, Iowa, USA.

What awards has R.A. Lafferty won?

R.A. Lafferty has won the following awards: Life Achievement at the World Fantasy Award (1990), Arrell Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award at the Oklahoma Book Awards (1995) and the SFF Author Deserving of Renewed Interest at the Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award (2002).

What book awards has R.A. Lafferty won?

Eurema's Dam: Seiun Award Best Translated Short Story (1975).
Fourth Annual Collection: World Fantasy Award Anthology (1992).
Groaning Hinges of the World: Seiun Award Best Translated Short Story (1993).

What was the first book R.A. Lafferty wrote?

The first novel written by R.A. Lafferty was Adam Had Three Brothers, published in 1960.

What was the most recent book R.A. Lafferty wrote?

His most recently released work was The Best of R. A. Lafferty on April 4th, 2019.

How many books has R.A. Lafferty written?

R.A. Lafferty has written 60 books. 2 books in the The Coscuin Chronicles Series, 3 books in the The Devil Is Dead Trilogy Series, 14 Standalone Novels, 22 Short Stories/Novellas, 16 books in the Collections, 3 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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