James Thurber - Bibliography



  • Is Sex Necessary? or, Why You Feel The Way You Do (spoof of sexual psychology manuals, with E. B. White), 1929, 75th anniv. edition (2004) with foreword by John Updike, ISBN 0-06-073314-4
  • The Owl in the Attic and Other Perplexities, 1931
  • The Seal in the Bedroom and Other Predicaments, 1932
  • My Life and Hard Times, 1933 ISBN 0-06-093308-9
  • The Middle-Aged Man on the Flying Trapeze, 1935
  • Let Your Mind Alone! and Other More Or Less Inspirational Pieces, 1937
  • The Last Flower, 1939, reissued 2007 ISBN 978-1-58729-620-8
  • The Male Animal (stage play), 1939 (with Elliot Nugent) and screenplay starring Henry Fonda, written by Stephen Morehouse Avery
  • Fables for Our Time and Famous Poems Illustrated, 1940 ISBN 0-06-090999-4
  • My World and Welcome to It, 1942 ISBN 0-15-662344-7
  • Many Moons, (children) 1943
  • Men, Women, and Dogs, 1943
  • The Great Quillow, (children) 1944
  • The Thurber Carnival (anthology), 1945, ISBN 0-06-093287-2, ISBN 0-394-60085-1 (Modern Library Edition)
  • The White Deer, (children) 1945
  • The Beast in Me and Other Animals, 1948 ISBN 0-15-610850-X
  • The 13 Clocks, (children) 1950
  • The Thurber Album, 1952
  • Thurber Country, 1953
  • Thurber's Dogs, 1955
  • Further Fables For Our Time, 1956
  • The Wonderful O, (children) 1957
  • Alarms and Diversions (anthology), 1957
  • The Years With Ross, 1959 ISBN 0-06-095971-1
  • A Thurber Carnival (stage play), 1960
  • Lanterns and Lances, 1961

Posthumous Books

  • Credos and Curios, 1962 (ed. Helen W. Thurber)
  • Thurber & Company, 1966 (ed. Helen W. Thurber)
  • Selected Letters of James Thurber, 1981 (ed. Helen W. Thurber & Edward Weeks)
  • Collecting Himself: James Thurber on Writing and Writers, Humor and Himself, 1989 (ed. Michael J. Rosen)
  • Thurber On Crime, 1991 (ed. Robert Lopresti)
  • People Have More Fun Than Anybody: A Centennial Celebration of Drawings and Writings by James Thurber, 1994 (ed. Michael J. Rosen)
  • James Thurber: Writings and Drawings (anthology), 1996, (ed. Garrison Keillor), Library of America, ISBN 978-1-883011-22-2
  • The Dog Department: James Thurber on Hounds, Scotties, and Talking Poodles, 2001 (ed. Michael J. Rosen)
  • The Thurber Letters, 2002 (ed. Harrison Kinney, with Rosemary A. Thurber)

Short stories

This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
  • "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
  • "The Night the Bed Fell
  • "The Unicorn in the Garden"
  • "The Moth and the Star"
  • "The Rabbits Who Caused All the Trouble"
  • "The Macbeth Murder Mystery", 1937 (printed in The New Yorker)
  • "You Could Look It Up", 1941
  • "The Catbird Seat", 1942
  • "The Breaking up of the Winships", 1945
  • "A Couple of Hamburgers"
  • "The Greatest Man in the World"
  • "If Grant Had Been Drinking at Appomattox"
  • "The Bear Who Let It Alone"
  • "The Princess and the Tin Box"
  • "The Dog that Bit People"
  • "The Lady on 142"
  • "The Scotty Who Knew Too Much"
  • "The Night the Ghost Got In"
  • "The Car We Had to Push"
  • "The Day the Dam Broke"
  • "More Alarms at Night"
  • "A Sequence of Servants"
  • "University Days"
  • "Draft Board Nights"
  • "File and Forget"

Read more about this topic:  James Thurber

Other articles related to "bibliography":

Sheridan Le Fanu - Further Reading
... Sheridan Le Fanu A Bio-Bibliography (1995) is the first full bibliography ... Showers's Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu A Concise Bibliography (2011) is a supplement to Crawford's out-of-print 1995 bibliography ...
Roger Zelazny - Bibliographies
... Amber Dreams A Roger Zelazny Bibliography ... Roger Zelazny A Primary and Secondary Bibliography ... Roger Zelazny, Master of Amber A Working Bibliography ...
Bertrand Russell - Selected Bibliography
... A selected bibliography of Russell's books in English, sorted by year of first publication 1896 ... An additional three volumes catalogue just his bibliography ...
Søren Kierkegaard - Selected Bibliography
... For a complete bibliography, see Søren Kierkegaard bibliography ... See also List of works about Søren Kierkegaard (1841) On the Concept of Irony with Continual Reference to Socrates (Om Begrebet Ironi med stadigt Hensyn til Socrates) (1843) Either/Or (Enten-Eller) (1843) Two Upbuilding Discourses, 1843 (To opbyggelige Taler) (1843) Fear and Trembling (Frygt og Bæven) (1843) Three Upbuilding Discourses, 1843 (Tre opbyggelige Taler) (1843) Repetition (Gjentagelsen) (1843) Four Upbuilding Discourses, 1843 (Fire opbyggelige Taler) (1844) Two Upbuilding Discourses, 1844 (To opbyggelige Taler) (1844) Three Upbuilding Discourses, 1844 (Tre opbyggelige Taler) (1844) Philosophical Fragments (Philosophiske Smuler) (1844) The Concept of Anxiety (Begrebet Angest) (1844) Four Upbuilding Discourses, 1844 (Fire opbyggelige Taler) (1845) Stages on Life's Way (Stadier paa Livets Vei) (1846) Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments (Afsluttende uvidenskabelig Efterskrift) (1847) Edifying Discourses in Diverse Spirits (Opbyggelige Taler i forskjellig Aand), which included Purity of Heart is to Will One Thing (1847) Works of Love (Kjerlighedens Gjerninger) (1848) Christian Discourses (Christelige Taler) (1848, published 1859) The Point of View of My Work as an Author "as good as finished" (IX A 293) ((Synspunktet for min Forfatter-Virksomhed ...
Robert Bloch - Writings On Bloch
... An early reference work by Australian writer Graeme Flanagan, Robert Bloch A Bio-Bibliography (1979) includes interviews with Bloch and memoirs by fellow writers such as Harlan Ellison ... Robert Bloch (1986, an illustrated bibliography of Bloch's writing), and The Robert Bloch Companion (1986, collected interviews) ... It included some story reprints by Bloch, essays on his work and bibliography of his books by R ...