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Fiction List of Famous Unpublished Books

Walter Graves
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A list of famous unpublished books, listed by author. Many famous authors have works that have never been published. Often, this is either an early work, or one left incomplete due to the author's death. Sometimes, the author changes their mind and simply doesn't want their writing to be issued to the public. Some of the books on this list have eventually (even recently) been published, but in virtually all of these cases publication took place after the writer's death. Some of these unreleased books had pirate versions eventually released to the public as well. Both fiction and non-fiction books have been included on this list. All genres have also been included.

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Adolf Hitler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 56 (1889-1945) - Unpublished work: Zweites Buch

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Allen Appel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
age 74 - Unpublished work: Sea of Time

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Amy Bishop is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Amy Bishop Unpublished work: The Martian Experiment and Amazon Fever

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Artie Shaw is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 94 (1910-2004) - Unpublished work: The Education of Albie Snow

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Barry Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 27 (1951-1978) - Unpublished work: Unsung Heroes of the Horrors

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C. P. Snow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 75 (1905-1980)

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Charles Alverson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
age 83 - Unpublished work: The Word, Caleb and Lost in Austin

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Charles Bukowski is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 74 (1920-1994) - Unpublished work: The Poet

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Charles Willeford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 69 (1919-1988) - Unpublished work: Grimhaven

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Chris Claremont is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
age 68 - Unpublished work: Tom Corbett, Space Cadet

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Chuck Palahniuk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
age 57 - Unpublished work: Insomnia: If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home Already

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Donald Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 90 (1916-2006) - Unpublished work: The Dominators

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Doodles Weaver is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 72 (1911-1983) - Unpublished work: Golden Spike

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Edgar Allan Poe: The Light-Hou... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Edgar Allan Poe: The Light-House

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Edith Wharton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 75 (1862-1937) - Unpublished work: Literature

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Evelyn Waugh is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 63 (1903-1966) - Unpublished work: The Temple at Thatch

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Francis Lee Bailey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books

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Frederik Pohl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 94 (1919-2013) - Unpublished work: For Some We Loved

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Fredric Wertham is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 86 (1895-1981) - Unpublished work: The War on Children

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Fulton Oursler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 59 (1893-1952) - Unpublished work: Autobiography

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Harold Brodkey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 66 (1930-1996) - Unpublished work: A Party of Animals

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Hugh MacLennan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 83 (1907-1990) - Unpublished work: So All Their Praises and A Man Should Rejoice

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Hunter S. Thompson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 68 (1937-2005) - Unpublished work: Prince Jellyfish

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James Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 73 (1933-2006) - Unpublished work: A Fine Madness

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James M. Cain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Unpublished Books
Dec. at 85 (1892-1977) - Unpublished work: The cocktail Waitress