Raymond Carver

Raymond Carver

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

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List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Near Klamath
1968
2
Where I'm Calling From
1969
3
Winter Insomnia
1970
4
Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?
1976
5
At Night the Salmon Move
1976
6
Furious Seasons
1976
7
Fires
1977
8
10
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
1981
9
Cathedral
1983
10
Where Water Comes Together with Other Water
1984
11
The Stories of Raymond Carver
1985
12
Ultramarine
1986
13
Early for the Dance
1986
14
In a Marine Light
1987
15
Those Days
1987
16
All of Us
1988
17
Elephant and Other Stories
1988
18
A New Path to the Waterfall
1989
19
Three Stories
1990
20
Short Cuts
1990
21
No Heroics, Please
1992
22
Call If You Need Me
2000
23
Beginners
2009

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Plays in Publication Order

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 Tillie Olsen, with Wendell Berry, with John Updike, with John Cheever, 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 (With: Flannery O'Connor, Alice Walker, Garrison Keillor, Annie Dillard, Richard Rodríguez, Patricia Hampl, Peter Hawkins, Frederick Buechner, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
Listening for God Reader, Vol. 1 (With: Flannery O'Connor, 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 (By: Tillie Olsen, Wendell Berry, John Cheever, Louise Erdrich, Mary Gordon, Tess Gallagher, Reynolds Price, Oscar Hijuelos, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
Listening for God, Vol. 3 (By: Tillie Olsen, Wendell Berry, John Cheever, 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 Raymond Carver Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Points of View
1956
2
Prize Stories 1973: The O. Henry Awards
1973
3
Prize Stories 1974: The O\'Henry Awards
1974
4
The Best American Short Stories 1982
1982
5
The Oxford Book of American Short Stories
1992
6
The Short Story: 30 Masterpieces
1992
7
Flash Fiction: 72 Very Short Stories
1992
8
The Granta Book of the American Short Story
1993
9
The New Mystery
1993
10
First Fiction: An Anthology of the First Published Stories by Famous Writers
1994
11
Listening for God Reader, Vol. 1
1994
12
Listening for God, Vol. 2
1996
13
American Gothic Tales
1996
14
The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction
1999
15
Listening for God, Vol. 3
2000
16
Prize Stories 2000: The O. Henry Awards
2000
17
40 Short Stories: A Portable Anthology
2000
18
A Life in Medicine: A Literary Anthology
2002
19
Listening For God, Vol. 4
2002
20
What Are You Looking At?
2003
21
The Eloquent Short Story: An Anthology of Narrative Styles
2004
22
Birthday Stories
2004
23
The New Granta Book of the American Short Story
2007
24
A World of Difference: An Anthology of Short Stories from Five Continents
2008
25
Object Lessons: The Paris Review Presents the Art of the Short Story
2012
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Raymond Carver Biography

Raymond Carver was born on May 25th, 1938. Raymond passed away August 2nd, 1988 at 50 years old. Raymond Carver was born in Clatskanie, Oregon.

Raymond Carver was the author of the Raymond Carver Collections series which consists of 23 novels. The Raymond Carver Collections series started in 1968 with the novel Near Klamath. The most recently released novel in the Raymond Carver Collections series was Beginners which was released in 2009. There are no upcoming novels for the Raymond Carver Collections series.

Raymond Carver Awards & Accolades

Carver's book, The Stories of Raymond Carver was nominated for the National Book Awards, Best Fiction, in 1977.

Raymond Carver F.A.Q

When was Raymond Carver Born?

Raymond Carver was born on May 25th, 1938.

When did Raymond Carver die?

Raymond Carver died on August 2nd, 1988 at 50 years old.

Where was Raymond Carver Born?

Raymond Carver was born in Clatskanie, Oregon, .

What was the first book Raymond Carver wrote?

The first novel written by Raymond Carver was Near Klamath, published in 1968.

What was the most recent book Raymond Carver wrote?

Their most recently released work was Beginners on January 1st, 2009.

How many books has Raymond Carver written?

Raymond Carver has written 31 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 23 books in the Collections, 4 Short Stories/Novellas, 1 book in the Play, 1 book in the Non-Fiction Books.

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