William Faulkner (1897-1962) was an American author of novels, short stories, plays, poetry, essays and screenplays. A lifelong resident of Mississippi, Faulkner is one of the most important authors of Southern literature and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1949. His writing is often “stream of consciousness” and utilizes a vast array of characters including slaves, working-class folk and Southern aristocrats.

William Faulkner’s first short story was Landing in Luck, published in 1919. His first novel was Soldier’s Pay, published in 1926. Below is a list of William Faulkner’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Sin and Salvation Books


Sartoris(1929) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sound and the Fury(1929) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
As I Lay Dying(1930) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sanctuary(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Light in August(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Absalom, Absalom!(1936) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Requiem for a Nun(1951) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Snopes Books


The Hamlet(1940) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Town(1957) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mansion(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Soldiers Pay(1926) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mosquitoes(1927) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pylon(1935) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Unvanquished(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wild Palms(1939) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Intruder in the Dust(1948) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Fable(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Reivers(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flags in the Dust(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


These 13(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Doctor Martino and Other Stories(1934) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Go Down, Moses(1942) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Portable Faulkner(1946) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Knight's Gambit(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Collected Stories of William Faulkner(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Big Woods: The Hunting Stories(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Orleans Sketches(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Three Famous Short Novels(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Selected Short Stories of William Faulkner(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wishing Tree(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Uncollected Stories of William Faulkner(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Essays, Speeches and Public Letters(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The Wild Palms was originally published as If I Forget Thee Jerusalem.

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