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  • Bibliography:
    15 Books
  • First Book:
    October 1991
  • Latest Book:
    March 2022
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Book List in Order: 15 titles

  • When an enigmatic woman cloaked in black wanders into a Chinese labor camp in the Pacific Northwest of 1873, one man is chosen to lead her out into the woods. But soon, he becomes the enchanted follower. Thus begins a magical journey. . . . ...

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  • Fifteen short stories rife with irony, historical overtones, and a feeling for the picaresque include accounts of Carry Nation's fight against topless bars and Tonto's fortieth birthday, which passes without well wishes from the Lone Ranger. By the a...

  • Loosely based in historical fact, Sister Noon is a wryly funny, playfully mysterious, and totally subversive novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Jane Austen Book Club.

    Lizzie Hayes, a member of the San Francisco elite,...

  • In California's central valley, five women and one man join to discuss Jane Austen's novels. Over the six months they get together, marriages are tested, affairs begin, unsuitable arrangements become suitable, and love happens. With her eye for the f...

  • Simultaneously exploring and expanding gender roles, the stories in The James Tiptree Award Anthology 1 are thought-provoking, imaginative, and highly provocative. Touching on the most fundamental of human desires, Tiptree Award�"winning authors con...

  • Stories for women, for men, and for the rest of us.Female, male, gay, bisexual, straight, transgender, human, alien, or simply other, the Tiptree Award honors fiction that explores and expands our notions of gender. This anthology includes the most r...

  • You will be subverted� -- and you will like it.In these provocative tales intersecting sexuality and identity, a third-world fashionista masters the Internet, an itinerant poet collaborates with its eight selves, a four-way marriage flouts social con...

  • If you loved The Jane Austen Book Club, you'll revel in Wit's End, a sly and clever novel of mystery, intrigue, and virtual reality. W it's End is many things: a quest novel--a young woman's search for the truth about her dead father's past; a mys...

  • 2011 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Collection

    Praise for Karen Joy Fowler:

    "No contemporary writer creates characters more appealing, or examines them with greater acuity and forgiveness." -- Michael Chabon

    "Fowler's witty ...

  • The New York Times bestselling author of The Jane Austen Book Club introduces a middle-class American family, ordinary in every way but one. Meet the Cooke family: Mother and Dad, brother Lowell, sister Fern, and Rosemary, who begins her story in...

  • Widely respected in the so-called “mainstream” for her New York Times bestselling novels, Karen Joy Fowler is also a formidable, often controversial, ...

  • From the Man Booker finalist and bestselling author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves comes an epic and intimate novel about the family behind one of the most infamous figures in American history: John Wilkes Booth.In 1822, a secret family mo...

Award-Winning Books by Karen Joy Fowler

Black Glass
1999 World Fantasy Award -- Collection
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
2014 PEN/Faulkner Award -- Fiction
What I Didn't See and Other Stories
2011 World Fantasy Award -- Collection

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Karen Joy Fowler has published 15 books.

Karen Joy Fowler does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Booth, was published in March 2022.

The first book by Karen Joy Fowler, Sarah Canary, was published in October 1991.

No. Karen Joy Fowler does not write books in series.