Joyce Carol Oates Books: New Book Releases for 2015

14 Sep 2015

Joyce Carol Oates books are highly acclaimed, and for good reason. Joyce Carol Oates is the winner of countless literary awards, including the National Book Award, the O. Henry Award, and the Bram Stoker Award. She is a 5-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Joyce Carol Oates books are nothing short of adored. This masterful literary author is a must-read for all fans of American literature. There are several new Joyce Carol Oates books for 2015, and we’ve compiled a book list for you below.

Also check out our list of books to read if you like Joyce Carol Oates. Happy reading!

Joyce Carol Oates Books to Read in 2015

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The Lost Landscape: A Writer’s Coming of Age

Joyce Carol Oates

Longtime readers of Joyce Carol Oates books will be enthralled by her just-released memoir, The Lost Landscape. In this new book, Joyce Carol Oates talks about her childhood in rural New York and gives us a beautiful look at the romantic world of a child. If you’re looking for a candid look into the early life of a favorite author, look no further.

Release Date: 9/8/15

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Lovely, Dark, Deep: Stories

Joyce Carol Oates

If you’ve been waiting to read Joyce Carol Oates’ book of short stories, now is your chance to pick up Lovely, Dark, Deep. Though it was published in 2014, Lovely, Dark, Deep is newly available in paperback. O, the Oprah Magazine, calls this Joyce Carol Oates work “a virtuosic collection.”

New in Paperback: 5/12/15

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Jack of Spades: A Tale of Suspense

Joyce Carol Oates

One of our favorite things about Joyce Carol Oates: she can transcend genres seamlessly. Jack of Spades is a psychological thriller that is defined by suspense, but incorporates the incredibly captivating literary elements for which Oates is famed. It explores the line of genius and madness in a tale that will thrill you.

Release Date: 5/5/15

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The Sacrifice: A Novel

Joyce Carol Oates

In January, Joyce Carol Oates released a brand-new novel that deals with the issues of sexual violence, racial tension, and problems in society that simmer (and sometimes boil over). The Sacrifice brings trauma to a masterful literary piece sure to resonante with loyal readers.

Release Date: 1/25/15

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