Debut novel titled: The Carpentered Hen and Other Tame Creatures (1958).
Probably best known for his Rabbit books, proving he favors naturalism and realism in his writing. "Rabbit Is Rich" (1981) and "Rabbit At Rest" (1990) both won the Pulitzer Prize.
He was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1989 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington D.C.
His book, "The Witches of Eastwick", was adapted to a West End musical and performed at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London, and was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best New Musical in 2001 (2000 season).
Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, Vol. 133, pp. 421-432. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.