Books from 1970 and Beyond

Title:

Days of Life and Death and Escape to the Moon

Date:

1970

Art Credits:

Jacket design by Peter Brooks

 Back cover photograph by Arthur Tcholakian

Notes:

First published in the UK by Michael Joseph Ltd.

Translated into German. 


By Year

Title:

Date:

March 1972

Art Credits:

First edition jacket design by Virginia Smith

Jacket photo by Arthur Tcholakian

UK Edition jacket design by Michael Jarvis

Notes:

UK edition published by Davis-Poynter Ltd. in 1972


By Year

Title:

The Tooth and My Father

Date:

1974

Art Credits:

Illustrated by Suzanne Verrier

Notes:

Saroyan's final children's book. 


By Year

Title:

Sons Come and Go. Mothers Hang in Forever

Date:

1976

Art Credits:

Book design by Ingrid Beckman

Jacket design by Judith K. Leeds

Front jacket photo by Ed Hagopian

Back jacket photo by Willard Van Dyke

Notes:

An exclusive limited edition was also published in 1976 by the First Edition Society

 Translated into German


By Year

Title:

Chance Meetings

Date:

March 1978

Art Credits:

Jacket design by Tim Gaydos

Notes:

Published in Canada by George M. MacLoed, Ltd. 


By Year

Title:

Obituaries

Date:

1979

Art Credits:

Text, cover design, and production by George Mattingly

Cover photography by Richard Blair

Notes:

The last Saroyan book pulished during his lifetime. 

Published by Creative Arts Book Company. Publisher Donald S. Ellis. 


By Year

Title:

Births

Date:

1983

Art Credits:

Cover photo by Pennfield Jensen

Notes:

Published post-humously.

Introduction by David Kherdian


By Year

Title:

Madness in the Family

Date:

1988

Art Credits:

Cover drawing, Bicycle Act by Ben Shahn

Back cover photo by Layle Silbert

Design by Ellen C. Dawson. 

 

Notes:

Published post-humously.

Edited by Leo Hamalian

Includes

  • Madness in the Family
  • Fire
  • What a World, Said the Bicycle Rider
  • Gaston
  • The Inscribed Copy of the Kreutzer Sonata
  • Picnic Time 
  • A Fresno Fable
  • Lord Chugger of Cheer
  • Najari Levon's Old Country Advice to the Young Americans on How to Live with a Snake
  • Mystic Games
  • Twenty is the Greatest Time in Any Man's Life
  • How the Barber Finally Got Himself into a Fable
  • There was a Young Lady of Perth
  • How to Choose a Wife
  • The Last Word Was Love
  • The Deul 
  • A Letter from William Saroyan to James Laughlin


By Year

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