Books by Lawrence Block

By , March 6, 2008 10:43 am

This list of books (below the fold) by Lawrence Block is taken from his Wikipedia page, doesn’t list all of his short story collections (of which I have 3), but seems to be up to date on the series that he writes. At present it looks like we have 37 of these, though I would have sworn that we had more of the Scudder novels. Got to get into the front of the Q-hut and see what has gotten shuffled in there that shouldn’t have.

Matthew Scudder novels

1. The Sins of the Fathers (1976)
2. In the Midst of Death (1976)
3. Time to Murder and Create (1977)
4. A Stab in the Dark (1981)
5. Eight Million Ways to Die (1982)
6. When the Sacred Ginmill Closes (1986)
7. Out on the Cutting Edge (1989)
8. A Ticket to the Boneyard (1990)
9. A Dance at the Slaughterhouse (1991)
10. A Walk Among the Tombstones (1992)
11. The Devil Knows You’re Dead (1993)
12. A Long Line of Dead Men (1994)
13. Even the Wicked (1997)
14. Everybody Dies (1998)
15. Hope to Die (2001)
16. All the Flowers Are Dying (2005)

Bernie Rhodenbarr novels

1. Burglars Can’t Be Choosers (1977)
2. The Burglar in the Closet (1978)
3. The Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling (1979)
4. The Burglar Who Studied Spinoza (1980)
5. The Burglar Who Painted Like Mondrian (1983)
6. The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams (1994)
7. The Burglar Who Thought He Was Bogart (1995)
8. The Burglar in the Library (1997)
9. The Burglar in the Rye (1999)
10. The Burglar on the Prowl (2004)

There are also Bernie Rhodenbarr short stories: “The Burglar Who Dropped In On Elvis” and “The Burglar Who Smelled Smoke”.

Evan Tanner novels

1. The Thief Who Couldn’t Sleep (1966)
2. The Canceled Czech (1966)
3. Tanner’s Twelve Swingers (1967)
4. The Scoreless Thai (a.k.a. Two for Tanner) (1968)
5. Tanner’s Tiger (1968)
6. Here Comes a Hero (a.k.a. Tanner’s Virgin) (1968)
7. Me Tanner, You Jane (1970)
8. Tanner on Ice (1998)

Chip Harrison novels (as Chip Harrison)

1. No Score (1970)
2. Chip Harrison Scores Again (1971)
3. Make Out With Murder (a.k.a. The Five Little Rich Girls) (1974)
4. The Topless Tulip Caper (1975)

“As Dark As Christmas Gets” (1997) is a Chip Harrison short story written specifically for customers of the Otto Penzler owned Mysterious Bookshop. It was printed in booklet format for the 1997 holiday season.

Keller novels

1. Hit Man (1998)
2. Hit List (2000)
3. Hit Parade (2006)
4. Hit and Run (2008)

Paul Kavanagh novels

1. Such Men Are Dangerous (1969)
2. The Triumph of Evil (1971)
3. Not Comin’ Home to You (1974)

Other fiction

* Cinderella Sims (a.k.a $20 Lust) (1961)
* Coward’s Kiss (a.k.a. Death Pulls a Doublecross) (1961)
* Grifter’s Game (a.k.a. Mona, a.k.a. Sweet Slow Death) (1961)
* You Could Call it Murder (1961)
* The Girl With the Long Green Heart (1965)
* Deadly Honeymoon (1967)
* After the First Death (1969)
* The Specialists (1969)
* Ronald Rabbit is a Dirty Old Man (1971)
* Ariel (1980)
* Random Walk (1988)
* Enough Rope: Collected Stories (2002)
* Small Town (2003)
* My Blueberry Nights (2007)

Books for writers

* Writing the Novel From Plot to Print (1979)
* Telling Lies for Fun & Profit (1981)
* Write For Your Life (1986)
* Spider, Spin Me a Web (1987)

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