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  • Bibliography:
    6 Books
  • First Book:
    September 2006
  • Latest Book:
    October 2022
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Book List in Order: 6 titles



  • A dazzling debut, a blazingly original voice: the ten stories in St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves introduce a radiant new talent. In the collection's title story, a pack of girls raised by wolves are painstakingly reeducated by nuns. In ...



  • From the author of the novel Swamplandia! -- a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize -- comes a magical and uniquely daring collection of stories that showcases the author’s gifts at their inimitable best.

    Within these pages, a community of gi...



  • The Bigtree alligator-wrestling dynasty is in decline, and Swamplandia!, their island home and gator-wrestling theme park, formerly #1 in the region, is swiftly being encroached upon by a fearsome and sophisticated competitor called the World of Dark...



  • From the author of the New York Times bestseller Swamplandia!, and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, an imaginative and haunting novella about an insomnia epidemic set in the near future. A crisis has swept America. Hundreds of thousands have lost th...



  • From the Pulitzer Finalist and universally beloved author of the New York Times best sellers Swamplandia! and Vampires in the Lemon Grove, a stunning new collection of short fiction that showcases Karen Russell’s extraordinary, irresistible gifts o...



  • In this revelatory story about first love from Karen Russell’s Orange World, a young man falls in love with a two thousand year old girl that he’s extracted from a mass of peat in a Northern European bog. Through a darkly comic lens, Russell expl...




Award-Winning Books by Karen Russell

St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves
2011 Bard Fiction Prize -- Emerging Writer


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Karen Russell has published 6 books.

Karen Russell does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Bog Girl, was published in October 2022.

The first book by Karen Russell, St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves, was published in September 2006.

No. Karen Russell does not write books in series.