Percival Everett is an American author of literary fiction novels and poetry. He wrote his first novel when was working on his AM degree at Brown University. He has been called “one of the most adventurously experimental of modern American novelists” by The Washington Post. Percival is also a Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Southern California. He describes himself as a demanding teacher, but also says the learning between student and teacher goes both ways.

Percival Everett made his debut as a published novelist in 1983 with the novel Suder. Below is a list of Percival Everett’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Suder(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Walk Me to the Distance(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cutting Lisa(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Zulus(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
For Her Dark Skin(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
God's Country(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Watershed(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Frenzy(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Glyph(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Grand Canyon, Inc.(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Erasure(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
American Desert(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A History of the African-American People(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wounded(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Water Cure(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Am Not Sidney Poitier(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Assumption(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Percival Everett by Virgil Russell(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Body of Martin Aguilera(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
So Much Blue(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Weather and Women Treat Me Fair(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Big Picture(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Damned If I Do(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Swimming Swimmers Swimming(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Half an Inch of Water(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trout's Lie(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
RE: F (Gesture)(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Book of Training by Colonel Hap Thompson of Roanoke VA, 1843(2019) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books

The One That Got Away(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Akashic U.S. Presidents Non-Fiction Books

The Jefferson Bible(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


Note: A History of the African-American People was co-authored by James Kincaid.

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Percival Everett Synopses: God’s Country is a standalone novel by Percival Everett. Curt Marder is a gambler, drinker, cheat, and would-be womanizer. It’s 1871, and he’s lost his farm, his wife, and his dog to a band of marauding hooligans. With nothing to live on but a desire to recover what is rightfully his, Marder is forced to enlist the help of the best tracker in the West: a black man named Bubba.

Watershed by Percival Everett is a standalone title. Somewhere north of Denver, Robert Hawks, a feisty and dangerously curious hydrologist, finds himself enmeshed in a fight over Native American treaty rights. What begins for Robert as a peaceful fishing interlude ends in murder and the disclosure of government secrets.

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