Book List in Order: 17 titles


  • A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   Wandering about the sleepy Connecticut town of his childhood, where residents lead lives of grueling boredom, a journalist reminisces about the Cabot children: Molly, a sweet girl and his first lo...


  • Here, for his centennial, is the definitive two-volume edition of the stories and novels of John Cheever. The first volume, "Collected Stories and Other Writings," combines the Pulitzer Prize winning collection "The Stories of John Cheever" with seve...


  • The stories in this collection are ones that Cheever wrote in the 1930s and 1940s. There are 13 total, 11 of which are not available anywhere else, including the new Library of America edition. Interest in Cheever's work has been renewed with the pub...


  • John Cheever’s stories rank among the finest achievements of twentieth-century short fiction. Ensnared by the trappings of affluence, adrift in the emptiness of American prosperity, his characters find themselves in the midst of dramas that, howeve...


  • Published to coincide with editor Blake Bailey?s groundbreaking new biography, here are the five novels of John Cheever, together in one volume for the first time. In these dazzling works Cheever laid bare the failings and foibles of not just the asc...


  • One Great Author. One Great CD.Here are two magnificent stories in which John Cheever celebrates—with unequaled grace and tenderness—the deepest feelings we have. As Cheever wrote, "These stories seem at times to be stories of a long-lost w...


  • A gathering of thirteen never-before-collected stories, originally published in the 1930s and 1940s, shows Cheever's use of unusual themes, techniques, and characters early in his career and gives a vivid picture of life during the Depression....


  • In his finely wrought novels and short stories, John Cheever created men and women, young and old, suburbanites and city dwellers, all of whom, whether they reside in St. Botolphs or Bullet Park or mid-century Manhattan or some other mythic place, ar...






  • Pulitzer Prize-winner John Cheever''s National Book Award-winning first novel, finally back in print. A Vintage Original.By 1957, John Cheever was already recognized as a writer of superb short stories. But The Wapshot Chronicle, which won the 1958 ...


  • This is the softcover stated Ballantine First Edition from February 1983. Both the cover and the book are in excellent condition. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc.---and the pages and binding are tight (see photo). **Note: All books listed as ...


  • These outstanding stories of American award-winning novelist, John Cheever, show the power and range of one of the finest short story writers of the century. Stories of love and squalor, set in a world in which momentary glimpses of brightness conten...


  • Stunning and brutally powerful, Falconer tells the story of a man named Farragut, his crime and punishment, and his struggle to remain a man in a universe bent on beating him back into childhood. Only John Cheever could deliver these grand themes wit...


  • Innocent, old-fashioned, self-aware, Cheever's people are summoned by strange and improbable events to ponder the values they have been taught to trust...decency, common sense, nostalgia, even truth. Stunned by these encounters, they nevertheless sur...


  • Eliot Nailles loves his wife and son to distraction; Paul Hammer is a bastard named after a common household tool. Neighbours in Bullet Park, the two become fatefully linked by the mysterious binding power of their names in Cheever's sharp and funny ...


  • REELING FROM THE REELS What was the original inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock's PSYCHO? Where did David Cronenberg get the idea for THE FLY? Who dreamed up the character that Arnold Schwarzeneggar played in TOTAL RECALL? If you have ever wondered...


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    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY DAVE EGGERS Once upon a time the Wapshots of St. Botolphs were distinguished for their unshakeable good opinion of themselves. But the family members have drifted far from their New England village - and into the demented cap...