Edith Wharton Books In Order – How To Read Edith Wharton’s Books?

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Edith Wharton was an award-winning and bestselling American novelist, best known for her The House of Mirth book and the novella Ethan Frome. She was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in Literature.

We looked at all the books authored by Edith Wharton and bring a list of Edith Wharton’s books in order for you to minimize your hassle at the time of choosing the best reading order.

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Edith Wharton Books In Order

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  1. Old New York Books
  2. Standalone Novels
  3. Short Stories/Novellas
  4. Collections
  5. Non-Fiction Books
  6. Anthologies

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Edith Wharton’s Old New York Books In Order

We propose the following publication order when reading Edith Wharton’s Old New York books:

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  • The Old Maid (1922)
  • The Spark (1924)
  • New Year’s Day (1924)
  • False Dawn (1924)

Edith Wharton’s Standalone Novels In Order

We propose the following publication order when reading Edith Wharton’s Standalone Novels:

  • The Touchstone (1900)
  • Crucial Instances (1901)
  • The Valley of Decision (1902)
  • Sanctuary (1903)
  • The House of Mirth (1905)
  • The Fruit of the Tree (1907)
  • Madame de Treymes (1907)
  • Ethan Frome (1911)
  • The Reef (1912)
  • The Custom of the Country (1913)
  • Summer (1917)
  • The Marne (1918)
  • The Age of Innocence (1920)
  • The Glimpses Of The Moon (1922)
  • A Son at the Front (1923)
  • The Mother’s Recompense (1925)
  • Twilight Sleep (1927)
  • The Children (1928)
  • Hudson River Bracketed (1929)
  • Certain People (1930)
  • The Gods Arrive (1932)
  • Human Nature (1933)
  • The Buccaneers (1938)

Edith Wharton’s Short Stories/Novellas In Order

We propose the following publication order when reading Edith Wharton’s Short Stories/Novellas books:

  • Souls Belated (1899)
  • The Lady’s Maid’s Bell (1902)
  • The Quicksand (1902)
  • The Other Two (1904)
  • The Mission of Jane (1904)
  • The Bolted Door (1909)
  • Afterward (1910)
  • The Eyes (1910)
  • Bunner Sisters (1916)
  • Kerfol (1916)
  • A Bottle of Perrier (1926)
  • A Venetian Night’s Entertainment (2000)
  • The Reckoning (2000)
  • The Last Asset (2004)
  • The Rembrandt (2004)
  • In Trust (2004)
  • The Recovery (2004)
  • The Introducers (2004)
  • The Seed of the Faith (2004)
  • The Best Man (2004)
  • The Refugees (2004)
  • Fast And Loose (2006)
  • The Triumph of Night, and Xingu (2008)
  • Mr. Jones (2008)
  • The Angel at the Grave (2014)
  • The Duchess at Prayer (2014)
  • The Confessional (2014)

Edith Wharton’s Collections In Order

We propose the following publication order when reading Edith Wharton’s Collections books:

  • The Descent of Man, and Other Stories (1903)
  • The Daunt Diana and Other Stories (1909)
  • Artemis to Actaeon and Other Verses (1909)
  • Tales of Men and Ghosts (1910)
  • Collected Stories, 1891-1910 (1910)
  • Ethan Frome and Other Short Fiction (1911)
  • The Muse’s Tragedy and Other Stories (1914)
  • Xingu (1916)
  • Madame de Treymes and Three Novellas (1916)
  • Xingu and Other Stories (1916)
  • The Book of the Homeless (1916)
  • The Triumph of Night and Other Tales (1927)
  • Roman Fever and Other Stories (1934)
  • The New York Stories of Edith Wharton (1934)
  • Novellas and Other Writings (1934)
  • The Reckoning And Other Stories (1934)
  • The Ghost-Feeler (1935)
  • The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton (1937)
  • The Collected Stories (1937)
  • Collected Stories, 1911-1937 (1937)
  • Eternal Passion In English Poetry (1939)
  • The Best Short Stories of Edith Wharton (1958)
  • Stories of Edith Wharton, Volume 2 (1993)
  • The Stories of Edith Wharton, Volume 1 (1993)
  • Ethan Frome and Selected Stories (2004)
  • The Hermit and the Wild Woman and Other Stories (2004)
  • The Pelican and Other Stories (2008)
  • The Dilettante and Other Stories (2008)
  • His Father’s Son and Other Stories (2008)
  • The Last Asset and Other Stories (2008)
  • Mrs. Manstey’s View and Other Stories (2008)
  • Coming Home And Other Stories (2008)
  • The Blond Beast and Other Stories (2008)
  • The Mission of Jane and Other Stories (2008)
  • Margaret of Cortona and Other Stories (2008)
  • The Greater Inclination (2008)
  • Ghosts: Edith Wharton’s Gothic Tales (2011)
  • The World Over (2012)
  • The Descent of Man (2013)
  • Artemis to Actaeon (2013)
  • Short Works of Edith Wharton (2015)
  • Roman Fever (2016)
  • Verses (2017)
  • Selected Poems of Edith Wharton (2019)
  • Ghosts: Stories (2021)
  • The Duchess at Prayer and Other Stories (1900)

Edith Wharton’s Non-Fiction Books In Order

We propose the following publication order when reading Edith Wharton’s Non-Fiction books:

  • Italian Villas and Their Gardens (1904)
  • Italian Backgrounds (1905)
  • A Motor-Flight Through France (1908)
  • The Cruise of The Vanadis (1910)
  • French Ways and Their Meaning (1919)
  • In Morocco (1919)
  • Edith Wharton Abroad (1920)
  • The Writing of Fiction (1925)
  • A Backward Glance (1934)
  • The Decoration of Houses (2007)
  • Fighting France (2019)

Edith Wharton’s Anthologies In Order

We propose the following publication order when reading Edith Wharton’s Anthologies books:

  • 50 Great Short Stories (1952)
  • 50 Great American Short Stories (1963)
  • The Web She Weaves (1983)
  • Great American Ghost Stories (2008)
  • Unforgettable Ghost Stories by Women Writers (2008)
  • The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories by Women (2012)
  • American Midnight (2019)
  • Terrifying Ghosts Short Stories (2021)

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