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Joyce Carol Oates, a recipient of the National Book Award , is one of the most highly respected novelists, critic, playwright, poet and author of short stories. Her most recent novels include ‘Break Heart Blues’ and ‘Man Crazy’. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of Humanities at Princeton University. Her highly acclaimed last novel ‘Blonde’, published in 2000, was shortlisted for the National Book Award.

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If you like Joyce Carol Oates you might also like to read books by John Updike, Tom Wolfe and Barbara Kingsolver.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Joyce Carol Oates

Dis Mem Ber by Joyce Carol Oates
Dis Mem Ber
Joyce Carol Oates
Seven feverishly unsettling works, confronting the dangers that surround us and the dangers that lurk within.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018
The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Horror by Joyce Carol Oates
The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Horror
Joyce Carol Oates
Highly Recommended. Horror is about taking us to scary places, and this collection of six tales from one of the key names...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2016
High Crime Area Tales of Darkness and Dread by Joyce Carol Oates
High Crime Area Tales of Darkness and Dread
Joyce Carol Oates
Eight surprisingly different and somewhat disturbing short stories are packed together, (perhaps sometimes a little too close for comfort) in this arresting and striking book. Your thoughts often want to scuttle away and hide as you read some of these...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/12/2014
A Fair Maiden: A Dark Novel of Suspense by Joyce Carol Oates
A Fair Maiden: A Dark Novel of Suspense
Joyce Carol Oates
January 2010 Good Housekeeping selection. The interplay between Marcus Kidder and Katya Spivak is powered by dubious intention from the moment of their first encounter. He is a 68-year-old member of the established rich in refined Bayhead Harbor;...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/01/2010
The Female of the Species by Joyce Carol Oates
The Female of the Species
Joyce Carol Oates
Men Beware! In this collection of 9 short stories from Joyce Carol Oates, one of America’s most eminent authors, she explores why size and strength count for nothing when you have guile, cunning and passion to name but three. Each...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2006
Falls by Joyce Carol Oates
Falls
Joyce Carol Oates
Great big American novel (400 pages) of a family in crisis during the 50s and 60s and a wonderful account of life, history and ideals, of corruption, loss, love and murder. A novel of tremendous sweep, wordy but satisfying. She...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2005

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