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on Page One-A:  Anthologies & Literary History  •  on Page One-B:  Early American Authors

Early XXth Century Authors:  A thru M  •  N thru Z

Latter XXth Century Authors:  A thru L  •  M thru Z

XXIst Century Authors  •  New Mexico Authors Page

Spirit of America Bookstore's Ethnic-American Authors Page

Spirit of America Bookstore's Worthy Foreign Authors Pages

American Poets Pages including The Beats

Spirit of America Bookstore's American Short Stories Page

The American Literature Association [est. 1989] based in Texas

Spirit of America Bookstore's Great Books & Great Authors Page
Amazon's '100 Books To Read In A Lifetime' Pages
TIME Magazine's All-TIME 100 Novels Page

American Literature of The XIXth Century
American Literature of The XXth Century

eco-activist Edward Abbey [1927-89] Page
Mortimer J. Adler [1902-2001] Page
Rudolfo Anaya Page
L. Frank Baum [1856-1919] Page
pulps writer Robert L. Bellem [1902-68] Page
Earl Derr Biggers [1884-1933] & Charlie Chan Page
mystery author Lawrence Block Page
poet & author Ray Bradbury [1920-2012] Pages
Western author Max Brand [1892-1944] Page
Lilian Jackson Braun [1913-2011] Page
poet Richard Brautigan [1935-84] Page
author Myron Brinig [1896-1991] Page
author Louis Bromfield [1896-1956] Page
beat poet Charles Bukowski [1920-94] Page
mystery author James Lee Burke Page
W.R. Burnett [1899-1982] Page
Edgar Rice Burroughs [1875-1950] Page
beat poet Wm. S. Burroughs [1914-97] Page
sci-fi author Octavia E. Butler [1947-2006]
mystery author James M. Cain [1892-1977] Page
Joseph Campbell [1904-87] Page
Carlos Castañeda [1925-98] Page
mystery author Raymond Chandler [1888-1959] Pages
mystery author Lee Child Page
mystery author Laura Childs Page
children's author Beverly Cleary Page
author Edward Cline Page
mystery author Margaret Coel Page
mystery author Michael Connelly Page
mystery author Beverly Connor Page
James Fenimore Cooper [1789-1851]
beat poet Gregory Corso [1930-2001] Page
mystery author George Harmon Coxe [1901-84] Page
Lester Dent [1904-59] & Doc Savage Page
educator John Dewey [1859-1952] Page
Philip K. Dick [1928-82] Page
poet Emily Dickinson [1830-86] Page
mystery author Wayne Dundee Page
mystery author David Ellis Page
Western author Edward S. Ellis [1840-1916] Page
mystery author James Ellroy Page
Ralph Waldo Emerson [1803-82] Page
Loren D. Estleman: Mysteries PageWesterns Page
Western author Max Evans Page
John Fante [1909-83] Page
William Faulkner [1897-1962] Page
F. Scott Fitzgerald [1896-1940] Page
children's author Franklin Folsom [1907-95] Page
poet Robert Frost [1874-1963] Page
visionary R. Buckminster Fuller [1895-1983] Page
New Mexico author Nasario Garcia Page
mystery author Erle Stanley Gardner [1889-1970] Pages
beat poet Allen Ginsberg [1926-97] Page
Western author Zane Grey [1872-1939] Pages
mystery author Timothy Hallinan Page
mystery author Dashiell Hammett [1894-1961] Pages
Joel Chandler Harris [1848-1908] & 'Uncle Remus' Page
Robert A. Heinlein [1907-88] Page
playwright Lillian Hellman [1905-84] Page
Ernest Hemingway [1899-1961] Page
O. Henry [1862-1910] Pages
mystery author Tony Hillerman [1925-2008] Page
author Steve Hockensmith Page
Robert E. Howard [1906-36] & Conan Page
Elbert Hubbard [1856-1915] Page
mystery author J.A. Jance Page
mystery author Craig Johnson Page
popular science author Steven Johnson Page
mystery author Stuart M. Kaminsky [1934-2009] Page
                   mystery author Susan Kandel Page
beat poet Jack Kerouac [1922-69] Pages
Ken Kesey [1935-2001] Page
Western author Gen. Charles King [1844-1933] Page
Western author Louis L'Amour [1908-88] Page
Dr. Timothy Leary [1920-96] Page
mystery author Stephen Legault Page
mystery author Elmore Leonard [1925-2013] Page
Sinclair Lewis [1885-1951] Page
Mabel Dodge Luhan [1879-1962] Page
mystery author John D. MacDonald [1916-86] Pages
mystery author Ross Macdonald [1915-83] Page
fantasy author George R.R. Martin
Johnston McCulley [1883-1958] {created 'El Zorro'}
mystery author Michael McGarrity Page
Larry McMurtry Page
Herman Melville [1819-91] Page
H.L. Mencken [1880-1956] Page
mystery author Marilyn Meredith Page
James A. Michener [1907-97] Page
author / playwright Arthur Miller [1915-2005] Page
graphic artist Frank Miller Page
Clarence E. Mulford [1883-1956] {created 'Hopalong Cassidy'}
playwright Eugene O'Neill [1888-1953] Page
Frank O'Rourke [1916-89] Page
Frank L. Packard [1877-1942] Page
Dorothy Parker [1893-1967] Page
mystery author Robert B. Parker [1932-2010] Page
Denne Bart Petitclerc [1929-2006] Page
Edgar Allan Poe [1809-49] Page
journalist Ernie Pyle [1900-45] Page
author & illustrator Howard Pyle [1853-1911] Page
philosopher Ayn Rand [1905-82] Pages
mystery author Arthur B. Reeve [1880-1936] Page
Western author Eugene Manlove Rhodes [1869-1934] Page
mystery author David Rosenfelt Page
Damon Runyon [1884-1946] Page
J.D. Salinger [1919-2010] Page
William Saroyan [1908-81] Page
Western author Jack Schaefer [1907-91] Page
Dr. Seuss {Theodor Geisel 1904-91} Page
Upton Sinclair [1878-1968] Page
humorist H. Allen Smith [1907-76] Page
Mickey Spillane [1918-2006] & Mike Hammer Page
John Steinbeck [1902-68] Page
Robert Louis Stevenson [1850-94] Page
mystery author Rex Stout [1886-1975] & Nero Wolfe Page
author & publisher Edward L. Stratemeyer [1862-1930]
broadcast journalist Louis 'Studs' Terkel [1912-2008] Page
gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson [1937-2005] Page
Henry David Thoreau [1817-62] Page
humorist James Thurber [1894-1961] Page
mystery author Mark Travis Page
screenwriter & novelist Dalton Trumbo [1905-76] Page
mystery author S.S. Van Dine [1887-1939] Page
Louis Joseph Vance [1879–1933] Page
Gore Vidal [1925-2012] Page
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. [1922-2007] Page
Gen. Lew Wallace [1827-1905]
Gertrude C. Warner [1890-1979] {created 'The Boxcar Children'}
Western author L.J. Washburn Page
mystery author Betty Webb Page
mystery author Donald E. Westlake [1933-2008] Page
Edith Wharton [1862-1937] Page
E.B. White [1899-1985] Page
Walt Whitman [1819-92] Page
Laura Ingalls Wilder [1867-1957] Page
Thomas Wolfe [1900-38] Page
pulp writer Jack Woodford [1894-1971] Page

Spirit of America Bookstore's Authors of Britain Pages

'A Pocketful of Brits' Pages at BlackHat Mystery Bookstore

The Telegraph of U.K.'s List of Best 100 Novels Page
The B.B.C.'s Top 100 Books List

British author Jane Austen [1775-1817]
British author J.M. Barrie [1860-1937], creator of "Peter Pan"
British author G.K. Chesterton [1874-1936]
British mystery author Agatha Christie [1890-1976]
British author Charles Dickens [1812-70]
British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1859-1930]
British author Ian L. Fleming [1908-64], creator of Agent 007 James Bond
British mystery author Dick Francis [1920-2010]
British physicist/author Stephen W. Hawking
'The Inklings' Literary Society [1933-63] of Britain Page
British mystery author H.R.F. Keating [1926-2011]
British author Rudyard Kipling [1865-1936], creator of "The Jungle Books"
British author C.S. Lewis [1898-1963]
British author Andrew Martin
British mystery author Keith Miles
British author A.A. Milne [1882-1956], creator of "Winnie The Pooh"
Canadian author L.M. {Lucy Maud} Montgomery [1874-1942], creator of the "Anne of Green Gables" Novels & Stories
British author George Orwell [1903-50], creator of the novels "Animal Farm" and "Nineteen Eighty-Four"
Scottish mystery author Ian Rankin
British author Sax Rohmer [1883-1959], creator of evil Dr. Fu Manchu]
British author J.K. Rowling, creator of "Harry Potter"
British philosopher Bertrand Russell [1872-1970]
British mystery author Dorothy L. Sayers [1893-1957]
Scottish author Sir Walter Scott [1771-1832], author of "Ivanhoe" [1820 novel]
British bard Wm. Shakespeare [1564-1616]
British playwright/author George Bernard Shaw [1856-1950]
British philosopher-economist Adam Smith [1723-90]
Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson [1850-1894]
British author & critic Julian Symons [1912-94]
British author J.R.R. Tolkien [1892-1973], creator of 'The Hobbit' & 'Lord of The Rings'
British author H.G. Wells []
Irish-American author Leonard Wibberley [1915-83], creator of "The Mouse That Roared"

Spirit of America Bookstore's Authors of France Pages

existentialist author Albert Camus [1913-60]
French author Honoré de Balzac [1799-1850]
aviator & author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry [1900-44], creator of "Le Petit Prince"
French author Alexandre Dumas [1802-70]
French author Victor Hugo [1902-85]
French mystery author Maurice {Marie Émile} Leblanc [1864-1941] + "The Arsène Lupin Mysteries"
Francois Rabelais []
existentialist author Jean-Paul Sartre [1905-80]
French author Georges Simenon [1903-89], creator of Commissaire Jules Maigret
French science fiction pioneer Jules Verne [1828-1905]
French author Émile Zola [1840-1902]

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XX - XXIst Century American Authors Page

Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature  
"The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature" in 4 volumes
[2004] Edited by Jay Parini

Oxford Univ Press 11¾x9¼ hardcover set [1/2004] for $595.00
Western Authors Pages
at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore

Literature & Fiction / United States / Bestsellers catalog at Amazon
browse list of authors, alphabetical by first name! at Amazon
audio CD works by author, alphabetical by first name! at Amazon
Authors A to Z audio cassette works {7,700+ titles} at Amazon

American Library Association

Banned Books Week [est. 1982] in late September


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painter Thomas Hart Benton [1889-1975] Art Page
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painter Edward Hopper [1882-1967] Art Page
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capitalist Warren Buffett Page
eco-activist Rachel Carson [1907-64] Page
labor activist Cesar E. Chavez [1927-93] Page
labor leader Eugene V. Debs [1855-1926] Page
inventor Thomas Alva Edison [1847-1931] Page
Philo T. Farnsworth [1906-71], Inventor of Television
labor leader Samuel Gompers [1850-1924] Page
newspaper tycoon Wm. Randolph Hearst [1863-1951] Page
billionaire & aviator Howard Hughes [1905-76] Page
Colorado railroad tycoon David H. Moffat [1839-1911] Page
railroad tycoon George Pullman [1831-97] Page
Sen. Bernie Sanders Page
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visionary R. Buckminster Fuller [1895-1993] Page at Maison d'Être Philosophy Bookstore
visionary Nikola Tesla [1856-1943] Pages at Maison d'Être Philosophy Bookstore

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American  Cinema

American History & Contemporary Hollywood Film book by Trevor McCrisken & Andrew Pepper  "American History and Contemporary Hollywood Film" [2005]
by Trevor McCrisken & Andrew Pepper

Rutgers Univ Press 9x6 pb [4/2005] for $21.55
Rutgers Univ Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [4/2005] for $62.00
Columbia Companion to American History on Film  "The Columbia Companion To American History On Film: How The Movies Have Portrayed The American Past" [2004]
Edited by Peter C. Rollins

Columbia Univ Press 10½x7½ hardcover [3/2004] for $93.50
American History On The Screen book by Wendy Wilson & Gerald Herman  "American History On The Screen: Film and Video Resources"
[for grades 6-12; orig 1993, rev 2002]
by Wendy S. Wilson & Gerald H. Herman

looks at 14 films in detail, including "The Patriot" [2000], "Dances With Wolves"
[1990], "The Grapes of Wrath" [1940], "American Graffiti" [1973], "Glory" [1989], and "Dr. Strangelove" [1964]; also worksheets & other teaching materials

Walch Education 10¾x8¼ 2nd edition pb [10/2002] for $22.99
Film Nation / Hollywood Looks at U.S. History book by Robert Burgoyne  
"Film Nation: Hollywood Looks At U.S. History" [1997]
by Robert Burgoyne

Univ MN Press 9x6 pb [8/97] for $22.50
Univ MN Press 9½x6½ hardcover [8/97] out of print/used
Hollywood's America   "Hollywood's America: United States History Through It's Films" [1993]
Edited by Steven Mintz & Randy Roberts

Wiley-Blackwell 8¾x6 pb [8/2001] out of print/used
Brandywine Press 9x6 pb [6/93] out of print/used
Movie Studios Pages at Magic Lantern
Walt Disney Pictures [est. 1923] Page
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Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.      Woody Allen Pages
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has won Oscars® for "Annie Hall" [1977] {Best Picture & Best Original Screenplay},
and for "Hannah and Her Sisters" [1986] {Best Original Screenplay}
— out of 21 Oscar nominations [1978-2006]

silent movie cowboy star Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson [1880-1971] Page
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Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.      Robert Altman [1925-2006] Page
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won an Honorary Oscar® in 2006
and was nominated 7 times (1971-2002)

The Hollywood Blacklist Pages
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won Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for "The Producers" [1968]      writer-director-actor Mel Brooks Page
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won an Oscar® for Best Original Screenplay for "The Producers" [1968]

star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.     Frank Capra [1897-1991] Page
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won an Oscar® for "It Happened One Night" [1934] {Best Director},
an Oscar® for "Mr. Deeds Goes To Town" [1936] {Best Director},
and two Oscars® for "You Can't Take It With You" [1938]
{Best Picture & Best Director} — out of 11 Oscar® nominations

star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.     Charlie Chaplin [1889-1977] Page
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won an Honorary Oscar® for "The Circus" [1928], an Honorary Oscar® in 1972,
and a Best Original Score Oscar® in 1973 for the re-release of "Limelight" [1952]
— plus 3 Oscar® nominations (1941 & 1948)

Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.     Coen  Brothers:  Joel  &  Ethan Page
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they won an Oscar® for "Fargo" [1996] {Best Original Screenplay},
and three Oscars® for "No Country for Old Men" [2007]
{Best Picture, Best Director & Best Script Adaptation}
— out of 8 Oscar® nominations [1997-2008]

co-won Oscar for Best Script Adaptation for "Patton" [1970]  co-won Oscar for Best Script Adaptation for "The Godfather" [1972]  won Oscar for Best Picture for "The Godfather: Part II" [1974]  won Oscar for Best Director for "The Godfather: Part II" [1974]  won Oscar for Best Script Adaptation for "The Godfather: Part II" [1974]    Francis Ford Coppola Page
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received 14 Oscar nominations [1971-1991];
won in 1971, 1973 & 1975 (three)

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Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.     Walt Disney [1901-66] Page
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Walt received a record 64 Oscar® nominations [1932-1969],
and won 22 Academy Awards and 4 Honorary Oscars®

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First Motion Picture Unit of World War II
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Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.     John Ford [1894-1973] Page
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John Ford won four Oscars® for Best Director: for "The Informer" [1935],
for "The Grapes of Wrath" [1940], for "How Green Was My Valley" [1941],
and for "The Quiet Man" [1952] — plus two nominations (1939 & 1952)

Samuel Fuller [1912-97] Page
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star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.      D.W. Griffith [1875-1948] Page
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D.W. Griffith won an Honorary Oscar® in 1936

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star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.     Buster Keaton [1895-1966] Page
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Buster Keaton won an Honorary Oscar® in 1960
and has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Laurel & Hardy Page
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filmmaker Spike Lee Page
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Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.      Harold Lloyd [1893-1971] Page
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Harold Lloyd won an Honorary Oscar® in 1953

movie & TV cowboy star Tim McCoy [1891-1978] Page
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silent movie cowboy star Tom Mix [1880-1940] Page
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photography pioneer Eadweard Muybridge [1830-1904] Page
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Edward James Olmos Page
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Sam Peckinpah [1925-84] Page
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Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.     Martin Scorsese Page
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won a Best Director Oscar® for "The Departed" [2006]
— out of 8 Oscar nominations [1981-2007]

star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.     Preston Sturges [1898-1959] Page
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won the Best Original Screenplay Oscar® for "The Great McGinty" [1940]
and has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

silent movie cowboy star Fred Thomson [1890-1928] Page
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{secretly} won Oscar for Best Story for "Roman Holiday" [1953]; credit restored 1993  {secretly} won Oscar for Best Story for "The Brave One" [1957]; received statuette in 1975    Dalton Trumbo [1905-1976] Page
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blacklisted screenwriter; secretly won Oscar for Best Story for "Roman Holiday" [1953], credit restored
in 1993; secretly won Oscar for Best Story for "The Brave One" [1957], received statuette in 1975

star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.     King Vidor [1894-1982] Page
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won Honorary Oscar in 1979
and has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Raoul Walsh [1887-1980] Page
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Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.     Orson Welles [1915-85] Page
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won a shared Oscar® for Best Original Screenplay for "Citizen Kane" [1941]
and an Honorary Oscar® in 1971

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'Shakespeare On Film' Pages at Magic Lantern
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