Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder was born in Madison, Wisconsin on April 17th, 1897 and passed away at the age of 78 on December 7th, 1975.

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Thornton Wilder Stats: The highest rated book by Thornton Wilder on Book Notification is The Bridge of San Luis Rey, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is Our Town (Thornton Wilder Plays #2).

The most read book by Thornton Wilder on Book Notification is The Bridge of San Luis Rey, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is Our Town (Thornton Wilder Plays #2).

Below is a complete list of Thornton Wilder books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Plays in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1930
2
6.71938
3
1939
4
1941
5
1942
6
1947
7
1954
8
1957
9
1961
10
1977
11
2011
12
2012
13
2012
14
2014
15
2014
16
2014
17
2014
18
2016
19
2018

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

Thornton Wilder: Biography

Thornton Wilder was born on April 17th, 1897. Thornton passed away December 7th, 1975 at 78 years old. Thornton Wilder was born in Madison, Wisconsin.

Thornton Wilder was the author of the Thornton Wilder Plays series which consists of 19 novels. The Thornton Wilder Plays series started in 1930 with the novel The Happy Journey. The most recently released novel in the Thornton Wilder Plays series was The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden which was released in 2018. There are no upcoming novels for the Thornton Wilder Plays series.

Thornton Wilder: Awards & Accolades

Wilder's book, The Eighth Day won the National Book Awards, Best Fiction, in 1968.

Thornton Wilder: Lists & Other Mentions

  • Heaven's My Destination was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1935.
  • The Ides of March was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1948.
  • The Eighth Day was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1967.

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Thornton Wilder: F.A.Q

When was Thornton Wilder Born?

Thornton Wilder was born on April 17th, 1897.

When did Thornton Wilder die?

Thornton Wilder died on December 7th, 1975 at 78 years old.

Where was Thornton Wilder Born?

Thornton Wilder was born in Madison, Wisconsin, .

What book awards has Thornton Wilder won?

Wilder's book, The Eighth Day won the award National Book Awards, Best Fiction, in 1968.

What was the first book Thornton Wilder wrote?

The first book written by Thornton Wilder was The Cabala, published in 1926.

What was the most recent book Thornton Wilder wrote?

Their most recently released work was The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden (a short story) on December 12th, 2018.

How many books has Thornton Wilder written?

Thornton Wilder has written 39 books. 7 Standalone Novels, 19 books in the Plays, 6 books in the Collections, 7 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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