Lee Smith is an American author of Southern gothic fiction. Lee was writing stories while living in the Appalachian Mountains in Southwestern Virginia and selling them for a nickel each. Lee has won the O. Henry Award, the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award for Fiction and the North Carolina Award for Literature.

Lee Smith became a published author in 1980 with the novel Black Mountain Breakdown. Below is a list of Lee Smith’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Last Day the Dogbushes Bloomed (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fancy Strut (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black Mountain Breakdown (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oral History (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Family Linen (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fair and Tender Ladies (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Devil's Dream (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Saving Grace (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Girls (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
On Agate Hill (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Guests on Earth (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Christmas Letters (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Cakewalk (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Me and My Baby View the Eclipse (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
News of the Spirit (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Conversations with Lee Smith (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dimestore: A Writer's Life (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of New Stories From The South Books

New Stories from the South (By: ) (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South 1992 (By: ) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South 1993 (By: ) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South 1994 (By: ) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South 1995 (By: ) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South 1996 (By: ) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South (By: Robert Olen Butler) (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South 1998 (By: ) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South 1999 (By: ) (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South 2000 (By: ) (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South 2001 (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South 2002 (By: ) (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South 2003 (By: ) (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South 2004 (By: ) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South, 2005 (By: ) (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Best of the South (By: ) (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South (By: ) (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South 2008 (By: ) (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South 2009 (By: Madison Smartt Bell) (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Stories from the South 2010 (By: ) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Tributes(2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The anthology Tributes was edited with Martine Bellen and Bradford Morrow.

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2 Responses to “Order of Lee Smith Books”

  1. Deborah Pressley: 4 years ago

    Don’t you currently live in Hillsborough Nc

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    • Brandon: 4 years ago

      The anecdote about selling stories for a nickel is from the past.

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