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Author Peter StraubPeter Straub was born March 2, 1943 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is an American author and poet. He is most famous for his work in the horror genre. His horror fiction has received numerous literary honors such as the Bram Stoker Award, World Fantasy Award, and International Horror Guild Award, placing him among the most-honored horror authors in recent history.

Straub earned an honors B.A. in English at the University of Wisconsin_Madison in 1965, and an MA at Columbia University a year later. He briefly taught English at his alma mater, now known as the University School of Milwaukee, then moved to Dublin, Ireland, in 1969 to work on a Ph.D., and to start writing professionally.

In 1979 he returned to America, living first in Westport, Connecticut, where Emma Straub was born, then in New York City, where he and his family inhabit a brownstone on the Upper West Side. He is a member of HWA, MWA, and PEN.

Straub has recently taken up yoga. He remains intensely interested in jazz, as well as opera and other forms of classical music.

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Interior Darkness
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Interior Darkness by Peter Straub

Perdido
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Perdido by Peter Straub

Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine
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Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine by Peter Straub

Buffalo Hunter
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Buffalo Hunter by Peter Straub

Magic Terror
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Magic Terror by Peter Straub

Mr. X
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Straub, Peter & King, Stephen - Black House (Signed First Edition) Straub, Peter & King, Stephen | Black House | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2012  NY: Scribner    First edition, first printing (thus), mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by Peter Straub.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter - Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine, The (Signed First Edition) Straub, Peter | Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine, The | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  January 2012 MI: Subterranean Press  Deluxe Hardcover edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter | Buffalo Hunter, The | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Straub, Peter | Buffalo Hunter, The | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC. 2012 NY: Cemetery Dance Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wrappers, signed by the author.

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Straub, Peter - Buffalo Hunter, The (Signed First Edition) Straub, Peter | Buffalo Hunter, The | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  November 2012 MD: Cemetery Dance  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter - Hellfire Club, The (Signed First Edition) Straub, Peter | Hellfire Club, The | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1996 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter | Houses Without Doors | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Straub, Peter | Houses Without Doors | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC. 1990 NY: Dutton Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wrappers, signed by the author.

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Straub, Peter - Houses Without Doors (Signed First Edition) Straub, Peter | Houses Without Doors | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1990 NY: Dutton  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter - In the Night Room (Signed First Edition) Straub, Peter | In the Night Room | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2004 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter | Interior Darkness | Signed First Edition Book Straub, Peter | Interior Darkness | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. February 2016 NY: Doubleday  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter | Interior Darkness | Signed First Edition Book Straub, Peter | Interior Darkness | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. February 2016 NY: Doubleday  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter | Koko | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Straub, Peter | Koko | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC. 1988 NY: Dutton Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wrappers, signed by the author.

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Straub, Peter - Lost Boy Lost Girl (First Edition) Straub, Peter | Lost Boy Lost Girl | First Edition Book

2003 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.

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Straub, Peter - Lost Boy Lost Girl (Signed First Edition) Straub, Peter | Lost Boy Lost Girl | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2003 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter - Magic Terror (Signed First Edition) Straub, Peter | Magic Terror | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2000 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter | Mr. X | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Straub, Peter | Mr. X | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC. 1999 NY: Random House Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread proof in plain wrappers, signed by the author.

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Straub, Peter - Mr. X (Signed First Edition) Straub, Peter | Mr. X | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1999 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter - Mr. X (Signed First Edition) Straub, Peter | Mr. X | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1999 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter - Mr. X (Signed First Edition) Straub, Peter | Mr. X | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1999 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, fine in a near-fine dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter - Mrs. God (Signed First Edition) Straub, Peter | Mrs. God | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1990 NY: Grant First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Scarce true first. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter - Mrs. God (Signed First Edition) Straub, Peter | Mrs. God | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  February 2012: Pegasus Books  First edition (thus), first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter | Perdido | Signed First Edition Book Straub, Peter | Perdido | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  Spring 2015 MI: Subterranean Press  Deluxe Hardcover edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter - Pork Pie Hat (Signed First Edition Thus) Straub, Peter | Pork Pie Hat | Signed First Edition Thus Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2010 MD: Cemetery Dance Publications First thus edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter - Pork Pie Hat (Signed First Edition UK) Straub, Peter | Pork Pie Hat | Signed First Edition UK Book

Author Signed UK Hardcover Book.  1999 LON: Orion First UK edition, first printing, mint/new unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter | Shadowland | Signed Limited Edition Book Straub, Peter | Shadowland | Signed Limited Edition Book

Signed Limited Edition Book  1995 NY: Gauntlet Publications Limited edition, numbered 157/500, first printing, mint, new/unread in flawless dust jacket in slipcase, signed by Peter Straub, Ramsey Campbell, and Thomas Tessier. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter - Sides (Signed First Edition) Straub, Peter | Sides | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2007 MD: Cemetery Dance Publications  First Edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Straub, Peter - Signed Bookplate (Signed Bookplate) Straub, Peter | Signed Bookplate | Signed Bookplate

Author Signed Bookplate.  Self-adhesive label, approximately 3" x 4" (though sizes may vary slightly), signed by the author.

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Peter Straub Bibliography


Talisman Series (with Stephen King)

  • The Talisman (1984)
  • Black House (2001)
  • The Talisman and Black House (omnibus) (2003)
  • The Talisman and Black House (Limited Edition 1 Thus) (2012)

Blue Rose Series

  1. Koko (1988)
  2. Mystery (1989)
  3. The Throat (1993)
  4. Blue Rose (1995)
  5. The Juniper Tree: And Other Blue Rose Stories (2010)

Criminal Records Series

  • Pork Pie Hat (1999)

Other Novels

  • Marriages (1973)
  • Julia (1975) aka Full Circle
  • If You could See Me Now (1977)
  • Ghost Story (1979)
  • Shadowland (1980)
  • The General's Wife (1982)
  • Floating Dragon (1983)
  • Under Venus (1984)
  • Mrs God (1990)
  • The Hellfire Club (1996)
  • Mr. X (1999)
  • Lost Boy Lost Girl (2003)
  • In the Night Room (2004)
  • A Dark Matter (2009)
  • Interior Darkness (Coming January 2016)

Omnibus

  • Wild Animals (1984)

Collections

  • Ishmael (poems) (1972)
  • Open Air (poems) (1972)
  • Houses without Doors (1990)
  • Ghosts (1995)
  • Magic Terror (1997)
  • 5 Stories (2008)

Graphic Novels

  • Ashputtle (2006)
  • The Green Woman (2010) (with Michael Easton)
  • The Talisman: Vol. 1: The Road of Trials (2010) (with Stephen King)

Novellas

  • A Special Place: The Heart of a Dark Matter (2010)

Anthology series

  • Conjunctions (with Bradford Morrow)
  • The New Wave Fabulists (2002)

Anthologies edited

  • Peter Straub's Ghosts (1995)
  • Poe's Children: The New Horror (2008)
  • American Fantastic Tales (2009)

Non fiction

  • The WaveDancer Benefit (2002) (with Pat Conroy, John Grisham, Stephen King)
  • Sides (2006)

Anthologies containing stories by Peter Straub

  • Cutting Edge (1986)
  • Prime Evil (1988)
  • Best New Horror 2 (1991)
  • The New Gothic: A Collection of Contemporary Gothic Fiction (1991)
  • The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Fourth Annual Collection (1991)
  • Shadows of Fear (1992)
  • Best New Horror 4 (1993)
  • The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Sixth Annual Collection (1993)
  • Borderlands 4 (1994)
  • The Giant Book of Terror (1994)
  • The Armless Maiden: And Other Tales for Childhood's Survivors (1995)
  • Dark Terrors (1995)
  • Great Writers and Kids Write Spooky Stories (1995)
  • American Gothic Tales (1996)
  • Dark Terrors 2 (1996)
  • The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Volume Ten (1999)
  • The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Twelfth Annual Collection (1999)
  • Dark Terrors 5 (2000)
  • The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Volume Eleven (2000)

Short stories

  • Blue Rose (1985)
  • The Juniper Tree (1988)
  • A Short Guide to the City (1990)
  • The Kingdom of Heaven (1991)
  • The Ghost Village (1992)
  • Fee (1994)
  • In Transit (1995) (with Benjamin Straub)
  • Mr. Clubb and Mr. Cuff (1998)
  • World Fantasy (nominee)
  • Pork Pie Hat (1999)
  • The Geezers (2000)
  • Hunger: An Introduction

Peter Straub Awards

  • World Fantasy Award for Best Novel, August Derleth Award
  • Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel
  • August Derleth Award
  • World Horror Convention Grand Master Award
  • Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • World Fantasy Award for Best Novella

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