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Great American Writers Index

Mark Twain (1906)
Letters from the Earth

Doubtless the most hilarious and stinging work of "America's Greatest Humorist."

Philip Roth (1969)
Portnoy's Complaint

The groundbreaking novel that propelled its author to literary stardom.

John Steinbeck (1939)
The Grapes of Wrath

The book won the 1940 National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize for fiction. John Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1962.

Raymond Carver (1988)
Blackbird Pie

From the collection Where I'm Calling From, one of the last short stories by this great American writer.

F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925)
The Great Gatsby

Scott Fitzgerald's exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s.

Edgar Allan Poe (1840-'45)
The Fall of the House of Usher

A translation faithfully adhering to the original text.

A.B. Guthrie, Jr. (1947)
The Big Sky

In its fidelity to the historical records, The Big Sky is a genuine historical novel, as true a synthesis of the Mountain Men as we have.

Gore Vidal (1981)

Gore Vidal takes us on a panoramic tour of the 5th century B.C., and embellishes it with his own ironic humor, brilliant insights, and piercing observations.

Ernest Hemingway (1926)
The Sun Also Rises

The novel that immediately established Ernest Hemingway as the preeminent writer of his generation.

William Faulkner (1929)
The Sound and the Fury

One of the greatest novels of the twentieth century, The Sound and the Fury is the tragedy of the Compson family, featuring some of the most memorable characters in American literature.

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1850)
The Scarlet Letter

The novel that is generally regarded as the first great work of American fiction.

Mark Twain (1876)
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

A translation that does justice to this great American classic.