Books by Walker Percy

Walker Percy
(1916-1990)

“Fiction doesn’t tell us something we don’t know, it tells us something we know but don’t know that we know.” ― Walker Percy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fiction:

    • The Moviegoer. New York: Knopf, 1961 — winner of the National Book Award
    • The Last Gentleman. New York: Farrar, Straus, 1966
    • Love in the Ruins: The Adventures of a Bad Catholic at a Time Near the End of the World. New York: Farrar, Straus, 1971
    • Lancelot. New York: Farrar, Straus, 1977
    • The Second Coming. New York: Farrar, Straus, 1980
    • The Thanatos Syndrome. New York: Farrar, Straus, 1987

Nonfiction:

    • The Message in the Bottle: How Queer Man Is, How Queer Language Is, and What One Has to Do with the Other. New York: Farrar, Straus, 1975
    • Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book. New York: Farrar, Straus, 1983
    • Diagnosing the Modern Malaise. New Orleans: Faust, 1985
    • Novel-Writing in an Apocalyptic Time. New Orleans: Faust Publishing Company, 1986
    • State of the Novel: Dying Art or New Science. New Orleans: Faust Publishing Company, 1988
    • Signposts in a Strange Land. Samway, Patrick, ed. New York: Farrar, Straus, 1991