Dave Barry is an American author and humourist. He also wrote a column published in The Miami Herald from 1983 to 2005. His novel Big Trouble was adapted to a film starring Tim Allen and Rene Russo in 2011. Barry resides in South Florida, which he suggested should be sawed off and disowned by the United States, thus solving many of the country’s problems.

Dave Barry became a published author in 1983 with the non-fiction book The Taming of the Screw. He would not get into fiction until 1999 with Big Trouble. Below is a list of Dave Barry’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Peter Books


Peter and the Starcatchers(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Peter and the Shadow Thieves(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Peter and the Secret of Rundoon(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Peter and the Sword of Mercy(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bridge to Never Land(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Never Land Books


Escape from the Carnivale(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cave of the Dark Wind(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Tide(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Big Trouble(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tricky Business(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shepherd, the Angel and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Science Fair(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lunatics(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Insane City(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Worst Class Trip Ever(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


The Taming of the Screw(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Babies and Other Hazards of Sex(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stay Fit and Healthy Until You're Dead(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry's Bad Habits: A 100% Fact-Free Book(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Claw Your Way to the Top(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry's Greatest Hits(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry's Homes and Other Black Holes(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry Slept Here: A Sort of History of the United States(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry Turns 40(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry Talks Back(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry's Only Travel Guide You'll Ever Need(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry Does Japan(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry is Not Making This Up(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The World According to Dave Barry(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry's Gift Guide to End All Gift Guides(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry in Cyberspace(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry's Book of Bad Songs(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry is From Mars and Venus(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry Turns 50(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry is Not Taking This Sitting Down(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Greatest Invention in the History of Mankind is Beer(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
My Teenage Son's Goal in Life is to Make Me Feel 3,500 Years Old(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry Hits Below the Beltway(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Boogers are My Beat: More Lies, But Some Actual Journalism(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry's Money Secrets: Why is There a Giant Eyeball on the Dollar?(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry on Dads(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dave Barry's History of the Millenium (So Far)(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I'll Mature When I'm Dead(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hard Listening: The Greatest Rock Band Ever (of Authors) Tells All(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
You Can Date Boys When You're Forty(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer is Much Faster)(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Peter and Never Land series, along with the standalone novel Science Fair, were co-authored by Ridley Pearson. Lunatics was co-authored by Alan Zweibel.

Hard Listening is written with fellow Rock Bottom Remainders band members Mitch Albom, Sam Barry, Matt Groening, Roy Blount Jr., Stephen King, James McBride, Ridley Pearson, Scott Turow and Amy Tan.

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