Great American Writers Index
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.
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.
Edgar Allan Poe (1840-'45)
The Fall of the House of Usher
A new translation faithfully adhering to the original text.
John Dos Passos (1930)
The 42nd Parallel
The first volume of the trilogy U.S.A., a cornerstone in American fiction.
Nathaniel Hawthorne (1850)
The Scarlet Letter
The novel that is generally regarded as the first great work of American fiction.
Ernest Hemingway (1926)
The Sun Also Rises
The novel that immediately established Ernest Hemingway as the preeminent writer of his generation.
Raymond Carver (1988)
From the collection Where I'm Calling From, one of the last short stories by this great American writer.
Mark Twain (1876)
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
A translation that does justice to this great American classic.
Mark Twain (1876)
A Murder, a Mistery and a Marriage
Twain's famous unpublished short story and the object of his literary challenge to leading authors of the time.
Mark Twain (1906)
Letters from the Earth
Doubtless the most hilarious and stinging work of "America's Greatest Humorist."
Gregory (Greg) Farnum (2001)
Do You Have What It Takes?
Four Short Stories by the author of the novel The Event.
William J. Clinton (2001)
State of the Union
Presidend Clinton's farewell address to the Nation. The President touches upon such planet-wide issues as the global environment and human rights.
Kenneth (Ken) Starr (1998)
The Starr Report
Independent Counsel Kenneth (Ken) Starr's report to the US Congress on the Clinton-Lewinsky love affaire.