Books written by Joyce Carol Oates

A Book of American Martyrs

Ecco | February 7, 2017 | 752 pages
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The Man Without a Shadow

Ecco | January 3, 2017 | 384 pages
In this taut and fascinating novel, the bestselling, New York Times bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of The Sacrifice, The Accursed, and Lovely, Dark, Deep examines the mysteries of memory, personality, and identity and pierces the enigmatic force that drives human lives—love.... More Info

The Sacrifice

Ecco | October 20, 2015 | 320 pages
New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates returns with an incendiary novel that illuminates the tragic impact of sexual violence, racism, brutality, and power on innocent lives and probes the persistence of stereotypes, the nature of revenge, the complexities of truth, and our insatiable... More Info

Blonde

Harper Collins | September 15, 2009 | 752 pages
In this ambitious book, Joyce Carol Oates boldly reimagines the inner, poetic, and spiritual life of Norma Jeane Baker—the child, the woman, the fated celebrity and idolized blonde the world came to know as Marilyn Monroe. In a voice startling, intimate, and rich, Norma Jeane tells her own story,... More Info

The Sacrifice

Ecco | January 27, 2015 | 320 pages
New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates returns with an incendiary novel that illuminates the tragic impact of sexual violence, racism, brutality, and power on innocent lives and probes the persistence of stereotypes, the nature of revenge, the complexities of truth, and our insatiable... More Info

Lovely, Dark, Deep

Ecco | September 9, 2014 | 432 pages
From the legendary literary master, winner of the National Book Award and New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates, a collection of ten spellbinding stories that maps the eerie darkness within us all Insightful, disturbing, and mesmerizing in their lyrical precision, the stories in... More Info

Black Dahlia & White Rose

Ecco | April 29, 2014 | 240 pages
A lyrical and unsettling new collection of stories by Joyce Carol Oates, which shines with her trademark fascination for the unpredictable amidst the prosaic Joyce Carol Oates is not only one of our most important novelists and literary critics; she is also an unparalleled master of the short... More Info

The Accursed

Ecco | November 26, 2013 | 672 pages
In 20th century Princeton, New Jersey, a powerful curse, which besets the wealthiest of families, causes the disappearance of a young bride. When her brother sets out to find her, he crosses paths with the town's most formidable people, including Grover Cleveland and Upton Sinclair.  More Info

Two or Three Things I Forgot to Tell You

HarperTeen | October 1, 2013 | 304 pages
Two or Three Things I Forgot to Tell You is renowned author Joyce Carol Oates's newest novel for teens. Laurie Halse Anderson, bestselling author of Wintergirls and Speak, said that "the painful honesty of this book will crack open your heart." Senior year, their last year together, Merissa and... More Info

Evil Eye

Mysterious Press | September 3, 2013 | 224 pages
Joyce Carol Oates is one of the most prominent writers of her generation, and she is fearless when exploring the most disturbing corners of human nature. In Evil Eye, Oates offers four chilling tales of love gone horribly wrong, showing the lengths people will go to find love, keep it, and... More Info

Uncensored

Ecco Pr | March 1, 2005 | 370 pages
A collection of thirty-seven essays, reviews, and works of criticism includes the author's discussions of key works by Sylvia Plath, Emily Brontë, and Ernest Hemingway. By the author of We Were the Mulvaneys. 25,000 first printing.  More Info

Black Dahlia & White Rose

Ecco | September 11, 2012 | 288 pages
A wildly inventive new collection of stories by Joyce Carol Oates that charts the surprising ways in which the world we think we know can unexpectedly reveal its darker contours The New York Times has hailed Joyce Carol Oates as "a dangerous writer in the best sense of the word, one who takes risks... More Info

A Widow's Story

Ecco | February 7, 2012 | 432 pages
The best-selling author of Sourland offers an intimate memoir about the unexpected death of her husband of 46 years from a hospital-acquired infection and its wrenching, surprising aftermath. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.  More Info