Richard Russo is an American author of literary fiction. He earned a Pulitzer Prize for his novel Empire Falls. His novels Empire Falls and Nobody’s Fool were both adapted to film.

Richard Russo made his debut as a published author in the novel Mohawk. Below is a list of Richard Russo’s books in order of when they were first released:

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Publication Order of Nobody's Fool Books

Nobody's Fool (1993)Description / Buy at
Everybody's Fool (2016)Description / Buy at
Somebody's Fool (2023)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Mysteries of Linwood Hart (2016)Description / Buy at
Sh*tshow (2019)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Whore's Child and Other Stories (2002)Description / Buy at
Interventions (2012)Description / Buy at
Trajectory (2017)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Elsewhere / On Helwig Street (2012)Description / Buy at
The Destiny Thief (2018)Description / Buy at
Marriage Story (2021)Description / Buy at
Triage: On Reading, Writing, and the Interior Life (2022)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Anthologies

The Book of Eros: Arts and Letters from Yellow Silk(1995)Description / Buy at
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2005(2005)Description / Buy at
The Best American Short Stories 2007(2007)Description / Buy at
A Healing Touch(2008)Description / Buy at
The Best American Short Stories 2010(2010)Description / Buy at
Tales of Two Americas(2017)Description / Buy at
Freeman's. Amore(2020)Description / Buy at

Note: The Book of Eros was co-edited by Lily Pond.

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Richard Russo Synopses: Mohawk is a standalone title by Richard Russo. Mohawk, New York is a small town that lies nearly entirely on the wrong side of the tracks. The residents of the town have fallen on hard times. Dallas Younger, a star athlete in high school, now drifts from tavern to poker game, losing money, and, inevitably, another set of false teeth. His ex-wife, Anne, is stuck in a losing battle with her mother over the care of her sick father. And their son, Randall, is deliberately neglecting his school work – because in a place like Mohawk it doesn’t pay to be too smart.

The Risk Pool is a standalone novel by Richard Russo. In Mohawk, New York, Ned Hall is trying the grow-up, even though his own estranged parents have never done so themselves. His father, Sam, cultivates bad habits so assiduously that he is stuck at the bottom of his auto insurance risk pool. His mother, Jenny, is slowly going crazy from resentment at a husband who refuses either to stay or to stay away. Ned will have to veer between allegiances to these very inadequate role models.

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