American authors and their books

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Best American Novels | List of Top Works of Fiction by American Authors

One key to being a good writer is to always keep reading—and that doesn't stop after you've been published. Here are 25 authors' favorite reads. Who knows, one of these books might become your new favorite. Papa Hemingway once said "there is no friend as loyal as a book," and in a piece published in Esquire , he laid out a list of a few friends he said he would "rather read again for the first time It wasn't the first reading list he'd made; just a year earlier, Hemingway had dashed off a list of 14 books for an aspiring writer who had hitchhiked to Florida to meet him.
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Top 10 Must Read Books Written by American Authors

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain ().

The Greatest American Novels

He began writing it in ; the novel was first published in Debut biographer Gordon disentangles myth from truth in The Making of Book Carteran elegant and well-judged life of the author. This list should really just be called best American books as authors appear more than once and that seems to be the way the ranking works. Anv in their day his novels are now on undergraduate reading lists and subjects of MA Thesis and Doctoral Dissertations!

As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, AM! Raymond Chandler how could this writer be omitted. Stay in Touch Sign up. Jul 09, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr.

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William Faulkner. Add books from: My Books or a Search. Her reputation is based mainly on her short stories. The Cuban Revolution took everything from sugar heiress Beatriz Perez-her family, her country.

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Visit willacather. In his frontier tales, Cooper introduces the first American hero, Natty Bumppo, a white child raised by Delaware Indians who matures into an adventurous, honorable and fearless woodsman. Visit emilydickinsonmuseum. Ralph Waldo Emerson An ordained minister, Boston-born Emerson was a philosopher, essayist and poet whose insightful prose explored the mind of man and his relationship with nature. Visit rwe.

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Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton 3. Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the Also Ian Banks auth John Dinse says:.

You've made a fine mess of things. The two intertwining stories take us through the heartbreak of the eighties and the chaos of the modern world, as both Yale and Fiona struggle to rheir goodness in the midst of disaster. Le Guin - The Lathe of Heaven. Alice Walker.

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