Winston Groom is an American author of both fiction and non-fiction. He is best known for his novel Forrest Gump, which was adapted to the Academy Award-winning film by Robert Zemeckis. Groom originally wanted to take after his father and become a lawyer, but ended up choosing to become a writer. He served in the U.S. Army in the ’60s and went to Vietnam. Upon his return, Winston worked as a journalist and then transitioned to being a novelist. Forrest Gump, his most famous work, sold 1.7 million copies worldwide.

Winston Groom began his career as an author in 1978 with the novel Better Times Than These. Below is a list of Winston Groom’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Forrest Gump Books


Forrest Gump(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gump & Co.(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Forrest Gump Non-Fiction Books


The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Cookbook(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gumpisms: The Wit and Wisdom of Forrest Gump(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Better Times Than These(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
As Summers Die(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conversations with the Enemy(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Only(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gone the Sun(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Such a Pretty, Pretty Girl(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
El Paso(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books



Shrouds of Glory(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crimson Tide(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Storm in Flanders(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
1942: The Year That Tride Men's Souls(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Patriotic Fire(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vicksburg, 1863(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kearny's March(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ronald Reagan: Our 40th President(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shiloh, 1862(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Aviators(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Generals(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: Conversations with the Enemy was co-authored by Duncan Spencer.

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