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  • Bibliography:
    7 Books
  • First Book:
    September 1996
  • Latest Book:
    August 2019
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Book List in Order: 7 titles

  • A visionary work that combines speculative fiction with deep philosophical inquiry, The Sparrow tells the story of a charismatic Jesuit priest and linguist, Emilio Sandoz, who leads a scientific mission entrusted with a profound task: to make first c...

  • In Children of God, Mary Doria Russell further establishes herself as one of the most innovative, entertaining and philosophically provocative novelists writing today.The only member of the original mission to the planet Rakhat to return to Eart...

  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A powerfully imagined novel . . . [a] profoundly moving book that engages the heights and depths of human experience.” -- Los Angeles TimesIt is September 8, 1943, and fourteen-year-old Claudette Blum and her f...

  • "I suppose I ought to warn you at the outset that my present circumstances are puzzling, even to me. Nevertheless, I am sure of this much: My little story has become your history. You won't really understand your times until you understand mine." ...

  • The year is 1878, peak of the Texas cattle trade. The place is Dodge City, Kansas, a saloon-filled cow town jammed with liquored-up adolescent cowboys and young Irish hookers. Violence is random and routine, but when the burned body of a mixed-blood ...

  • Mary Doria Russell, the bestselling, award-winning author of The Sparrow, returns with Epitaph. An American Iliad, this richly detailed and meticulously researched historical novel continues the story she began in Doc, following Wyatt Earp and Doc Ho...

  • From the bestselling and award-winning author of The Sparrow comes an inspiring historical novel about “America’s Joan of Arc” Annie Clements -- the courageous woman who started a rebellion by leading a strike against the largest copper mining ...

Award-Winning Books by Mary Doria Russell

The Sparrow
2001 Spectrum Award -- Hall of Fame

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Mary Doria Russell has published 7 books.

Mary Doria Russell does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, The Women of the Copper Country, was published in August 2019.

The first book by Mary Doria Russell, The Sparrow, was published in September 1996.

No. Mary Doria Russell does not write books in series.