Every Florida Book Project

literary fiction


misc. Classics

To Have and Have Not

Ernest Hemingway

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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

The Yearling

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

date

South Moon Under

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

1945

Cross Creek

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

date

When the Whippoorwill

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

date



Zora Neale Hurston

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Zora Neale Hurston

date



Contemporary Literature

Ninety-two in the Shade

Thomas McGuane

 

Back to Blood
Tom Wolfe

Continental Drift

Russell Banks

Deathwork

James McLendon

Fort Starlight

Claudia Zuluaga

Los Gusanos

John Sayles

My Brother Michael

Janis Owens

South Beach: The Novel

Brian Antoni

Tropical Quests: A Key West Novel

Wesley Sizemore

The Nickel Boys

Colson Whitehead

2019

 

A Burning in Homeland

Richard Yancey

2003

Birds of Paradise

Diana Abu-Jaber

2012

You & Me

Padgett Powell

2011

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

James Weldon Johnson

1912

Scoop: Last of the Brown Pelicans

Robert M. McClung

1972

Alas, Babylon

Pat Frank

Diary of a South Beach Party Girl 

Gwen Cooper

Citrus County

John Brandon

Hemingway's Girl

Erika Robuck

2012

The Legend of the Barefoot Mailman

John Henry Fleming

Mile Zero

Thomas Sanchez

The Paperboy

Pete Dexter

Fiskadoro

Denis Johnson

No Regrets, Coyote

John Dufresne

Shadow Country

Peter Matthiessen

 

National Book Award Winner

Swamplandia!

Karen Russell

Pulitzer Finalist

Tampa

Alissa Nutting

Surrounded on Three Sides

John Keasler

Bridge of Sand

Janet Burroway

 

2009

The Singing and the Gold

A.B. Matthiessen

1979



Joy Williams

Taking Care

Joy Williams

1985

Breaking and Entering

Joy Williams

1988

The Changling

Joy Williams

1978



Patricia Engel

The Veins of the Ocean

Patricia Engel

2016

Vida

Patricia Engel

2010



Betsy Carter

Swim to Me

Betsy Carter

The Orange Blossom Special

Betsy Carter



Elizabeth Stuckey-French

Mermaids on the Moon

Elizabeth Stuckey-French

The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady

Elizabeth Stuckey-French



Laura Lee Smith

Heart of Palm

Laura Lee Smith

 

2013

The Ice House

Laura Lee Smith

 

2017



Sterling Watson

The Committee

Sterling Watson

 

2020

Suitcase City

Sterling Watson

 

2015

Sweet Dream Baby

Sterling Watson

 

2004

The Calling

Sterling Watson

1989

 

Fighting in the Shade

Sterling Watson

 

2011

Deadly Sweet

Sterling Watson

1994

 

Blind Tongues

Sterling Watson

 

1989

Weep No More, My Brother

Sterling Watson

1978

 



Connie May Fowler

How Clarissa Burden Learned to Fly

Connie May Fowler

 

2010

When Katie Wakes

Connie May Fowler

 

2003

Before Women Had Wings

Connie May Fowler

 

1996

Sugar Cage

Connie May Fowler

 

1993

The Problem with Murmur Lee

Connie May Fowler

 

2006

Remembering Blue

Connie May Fowler

 

2001

River of Hidden Dreams

Connie May Fowler

 

1994



Patrick D. Smith

A Land Remembered

Patrick D. Smith

A White Deer And Other Stories 

Patrick D. Smith, Jr.  Kate Dore (editor) 

2007

The River Is Home: And Angel City, a Patrick Smith Reader

Patrick D. Smith

The Seas That Mourn

Patrick D. Smith

Forever Island and Allapattah

Patrick D. Smith

The Beginning

Patrick D. Smith 



Harry Crews

Classic Crews: A Harry Crews Reader

Harry Crews

A Feast of Snakes

Harry Crews

The Knockout Artist

Harry Crews

Scar Lover

Harry Crews

Florida Frenzy

Harry Crews

Body

Harry Crews

Celebration

Harry Crews



Literary Criticism & Study Guides

Discovering Florida Through Literature

Elizabeth Knowles

Perspectives on Harry Crews

Erik Bledsoe

Twentieth-Century Florida Authors

Kevin McCarthy

 

The Idea of Florida in the American Literary Imagination

Anne E. Rowe

The Book Lover's Guide to Florida

Kevin M McCarthy

Florida Studies

Paul D. Reich and Maurice J. O Sullivan

2011