Search - List of Books by Florence King

"In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order." -- Florence King
Florence Virginia King (b. January 5, 1936, Washington, D.C.) is an American novelist, essayist and columnist.

While her early writings focused on the American South and those who live there, much of King's later work has been published in National Review. Until her retirement in 2002, her column in National Review, "The Misanthrope's Corner", was known for "serving up a smorgasbord of curmudgeonly critiques about rubes and all else bothersome to the Queen of Mean", as the magazine put it. After leaving retirement in 2006, she began writing a new column for National Review entitled "The Bent Pin."

King is a traditionalist conservative, but not a "movement conservative," and she objects to much of the populist direction of the contemporary American Right. King labels herself a "misanthrope". She is an active Episcopalian (though she often refers to her agnosticism), a member of Phi Alpha Theta, and a monarchist.

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Total Books: 34
Deja Reviews Florence King All Over Again Selections from National Review and The American Spectator
STET Damnit The Misanthrope's Corner 1991 to 2002
2003 - Stet Damnit the Misanthrope's Corner 1991 to 2002 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780962784163
ISBN-10: 0962784168
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The Florence King Reader
1996 - The Florence King Reader (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312143374
ISBN-10: 0312143370
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 5

Southern Ladies and Gentlemen
1993 - Southern Ladies and Gentlemen (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312099152
ISBN-10: 0312099150
Genre: History
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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With Charity Toward None A Fond Look at Misanthropy
1993 - With Charity Toward None a Fond Look at Misanthropy (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312094140
ISBN-10: 0312094140
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 3

Lump It or Leave It
1991 - Lump It or Leave It (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312065683
ISBN-10: 031206568X
Genres: Nonfiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 3

Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady
1990 - Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312050634
ISBN-10: 0312050631
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Reflections in a Jaundiced Eye
1990 - Reflections in a Jaundiced Eye (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312039783
ISBN-10: 0312039786
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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When Sisterhood Was Flower
1990 - When Sisterhood Was Flower (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780552993753
ISBN-10: 0552993751
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Wasp Where Is Thy Sting
1990 - Wasp Where Is Thy Sting (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780552993777
ISBN-10: 0552993778
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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When Sisterhood Was in Flower
1982 - When Sisterhood Was in Flower (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780670759989
ISBN-10: 0670759988
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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He An Irreverent Look at the American Male
1978 - He an Irreverent Look at the American Male (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780812825138
ISBN-10: 0812825136
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