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America's  Authors
Page Two

James Baldwin [1924-87]         Hunter S. Thompson [1937-2005] portrait by Allen G. Arpadi         Eudora Welty [1909-2001]         Walt Whitman [1819-92]

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

here on Page Two:  Early XXth Century Authors - A thru M

on Page Three:  Early XXth Century Authors - N thru Z

on Page Four:  Latter XXth Century Authors - A thru L

on Page Five:  Latter XXth Century Authors - M thru Z

on Page Six:  XX-XXIst Century Authors

Ethnic-American Authors Page

New Mexico Authors Page

Authors of Britain Pages • Authors of France Page

American Poets Pages including The Beats

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



Early  XXth  Century
American  Authors

Authors A thru M {just below}  •  Authors N thru Z {on Page 3}

Moral Agents / American Writers book by Edward Mendelson  "Moral Agents: Eight Twentieth-Century American Writers" [2015]
by Edward Mendelson

'a work of critical biography in the great tradition of Plutarch, Samuel Johnson, and Emerson'; authors examined are: poet W.H. Auden [1907-73], Saul Bellow [1915-2005], Alfred Kazin [1915-98], Norman Mailer [1923-2007], editor William Keepers Maxwell Jr. [1908-2000], Dwight Macdonald [1906-82], Frank O'Hara [1926-66], and Lionel Trilling [1905-75]
Kindle Edition from N.Y.R.B./Penguin Random House [3/2015] for $12.99
New York Review of Books 8½x5¾ hardcover [3/2015] for $17.14

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Nelson Algren [1909-81]
browse books • browse DVDs • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
L. Frank Baum [1856-1919] Page
top of page • short profile • The Official Oz Books Canon • other works • Oz works by others •
'The Wicked Years' series • Kindle Editions • works about L. Frank Baum • Oz movies & TV • links

Wizard of Oz poster  "The Wizard of Oz" [M.G.M./Loew's Aug 1939]
A cyclone picks up a house, a girl, and her dog Toto and transports them to the strange land of Oz, where she meets a Tin Woodsman, a Cowardly Lion, and a Scarecrow. They travel together along the Yellow Brick Road, fighting witches & flying monkeys to get to the Emerald City, where they finally confront the terrible Wizard of Oz. Produced by Mervyn LeRoy, directed by Victor Fleming; based on the novel by L. Frank Baum; starring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, Charley Grapewin & Terry {as Toto}; won Oscars for Best Music Score & Best Song, Oscar noms for Best Picture, Best Color Cinematography, Best Special Effects & Best Art Direction, Juvenile Oscar Award for Judy Garland; listed on National Film Registry (1989)
Warner Home Video 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition Blu-ray set [9/2009] 5 disks for $52.99
Warner Collector's Edition color DVD pkg [10/2005] 3 disks for $36.99
Warner Special Edition color DVD set [10/2005] 2 disks for $19.99
full credits from IMDb

more details (synopsis, books, sequels, soundtrack CDs, links) on
"The Wizard of Oz" 1939 Movie Page
at Magic Lantern Video & Book Store

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Robert Benchley [1889-1945]
browse books • browse DVDs • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Robert Benchley Society [est. 2003]
DB's "Benchley Mania!" fansite
Algonquin Round Table official site

"Robert Benchley: A Biography" [McGraw-Hill 1955] by Nathaniel Benchley

Robert Benchley shorts  
"Robert Benchley and The Knights of The Algonquin" [2000]
26 Paramount comedy shorts [1928-42], with 3 that feature Alexander Woollcott & Donald Ogden Stewart
Kino Video b&w DVD [2/2006] for $26.99
Kino Video b&w VHS [6/2000] out of prodn/used
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Spirit of America Bookstore's
author & naturalist Louis Bromfield [1896-1956] Page
top of page • short profile • primary works • other works • works about Louis Bromfield •
movies, plays, other media • Malabar Farm • image gallery • family & friends • links

won the Pulitzer Prize for The Novel for "Early Autumn" [1926]

Malabar Farm Historic Landmark Foundation in Lucas, Ohio

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Heywood Broun [1888-1939]
browse books • Broadway credits • Wikipedia

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Pearl S. Buck [1892-1973]
browse books • browse DVDs • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

"The Good Earth" [1937 movie]: DVD | video | credits at IMDb

1938 Nobel Prize in Literature

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
W.R. Burnett [1899-1982] Page

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
Edgar Rice Burroughs [1875-1950] Pages
top of page  • •  links  • •  works about Edgar Rice Burroughs  • •  Tarzan books  • •  Tarzan comics
Tarzan movies  • •  other series, other books  • •  Kindle Editions  • •  family & friends

Spirit of America Bookstore's 'Tarzan' Movies Page

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Beatrice Burton (Morgan) [1894-1983]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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James M. Cain [1892-1977] Page
at BlackHat Mystery Bookstore
top of page • short profile • books by James M. Cain • movies & TV
works about James M. Cain • friends & family • links

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Southern writer Erskine Caldwell [1903-87]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erskine_Caldwell

"Skinny and Cat" [studio 2014?]  
Announced 6/2012: Described as 'an epic love story', the film will tell the true story of the romance and marriage between
writer Caldwell and photojournalist Margaret Bourke White; script by Linda Yellen, starring Colin Firth & Cate Blanchett,
possibly to be directed by Barbra Streisand • latest info at IMDb

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
Willa Cather [1873-1947] Page

Willa Cather Early Novels & Stories collection from Library of America  
Willa Cather Later Novels collection from Library of America  
Willa Cather Stories, Poems, and Other Writings collection from Library of America  
"Willa Cather: Early Novels and Stories" [1987] Edited by Sharon O'Brien
"The Troll Garden" [stories 1905], "O Pioneers!" [1913], "The Song of The Lark" [1915], "My Antonia" [1918], "One of Ours" [1922]
Library of America 8¼x5¼ hardcover [1987] for $22.99
Library of America 8¼x5¼ hardcover [1987] out of print/used

"Willa Cather: Later Novels" [1990] Edited by Sharon O'Brien
"A Lost Lady" [1923], "The Professor's House" [1925], "Death Comes For The Archbishop" [1927], "Shadows On The Rock" [1931], "Lucy Gayheart" [1935, "Sapphira and The Slave Girl" [1940]
Library of America 8x5¼ hardcover [7/90] for $20.65

"Willa Cather: Stories, Poems, and Other Writings" [1992] Edited by Sharon O'Brien
Library of America 8¼x5¼ hardcover [3/92] for $11.92

"Willa Cather Novels & Stories, 1905-1918" [1999] Edited by Sharon O'Brien
"The Troll Garden" [stories 1905], "O Pioneers!" [1913], "The Song of The Lark" [1915], "My Antonia" [1918]
Kindle Edition from Heritage Publng [8/2014] for $1.99 {sic}
Library of America 7¾x5 pb [9/99] for $13.95

"Willa Cather: The Complete Fiction & Other Writings" Box Set [2016]
Library of America 8½x5¼x4½" wide hardcover box set [8/2016] 3 books for $84.05

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Raymond Chandler [1888-1959] Pages
at BlackHat Mystery Bookstore
top of page 1 • short profile • novels • short stories • links
top of page 2 • non-fiction • movies & scripts • audio tapes • radio, TV & other media

Library of America Early Raymond Chandler  Raymond Chandler: Stories & Early Novels [1995]
Edited by Frank McShane
"Big Sleep"; "Farewell, My Lovely"; "High Window"

Library of America 8x5 hardcover [10/95] for $24.50
Library of America Later Raymond Chandler  Raymond Chandler: Later Novels & Other Writings [1995]
Edited by Frank McShane
"Lady In The Lake"; "Little Sister"; "Long Goodbye"; "Playback"
Library of America 8x5 hardcover [10/95] for $24.50

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pseudonym Allen Chapman [1900s to 1930s]
Stratemeyer Syndicate [est. 1897] hired writers to produce series books under various names, including Allen Chapman; 'his' series were "Ralph On The Railroad",
"The Radio Boys", Bart Stirling, Tom Fairfield (college athlete), and The Darewell Chums (Bart Keene, Fenn Masterson, Frank Roscoe, Ned Wilding)
search all books • Wikipedia {empty}

'Classic Works of Allen Chapman' in Kindle format from Leeaf Books  
"The Classic Works of Allen Chapman" for Kindle [2013]
contains seven novels: "Bart Stirling's Road To Success: Young Express Agent"; "Frank Roscoe's Secret"; "Fred Fenton Marathon Runner"; "Fred Fenton On The Crew"; "Fred Fenton On The Track"; "The Radio Boys' First Wireless"; and "Tom Fairfield's Pluck and Luck"
Kindle Edition from Leeaf Books [7/2013] for $5.99

Ralph On The Railroad series [1906-33]
series books • no entry at Wikipedia

"Ralph In The Switch Tower"

"Ralph On The Engine: or, The Young Fireman of The Limited Mail"
http://www.amazon.com/Ralph-engine-fireman-limited-railroad/dp/B002IZXOR6/

"Ralph On The Overland Express: or, The Trials and Triumphs of A Young Engineer" []

Ralph of the Roundhouse railroad novel by Allen Chapman  "Ralph of The Round House: or, Bound To Become A Railroad Man" [1906 novel]
by Allen Chapman, Illustrated by Clare Angell

Chapter titles are:1. The Daylight Express; 2. Waking Up; 3. A Lost Ball; 4. Ike Slump’s Dinner Pail; 5. Opportunity; 6. The Master Mechanic; 7. At The Roundhouse; 8. The Old Factory; 9. An Unexpected Guest; 10. The Mysterious Letter; 11. On Duty; 12. Ike Slump’s Revenge; 13. Making His Way; 14. Ralph Fairbanks’ Request; 15. “Van”; 16. Face To Face; 17. The Battle By The Tracks; 18. A Name To Conjure By?; 19. Ike Slump’s Friends; 20. The Hide-Out; 21. A Free Ride; 22. Behind Time; 23. Bardon, The Inspector; 24. A New Enemy; 25. Diamond Cut Diamond; 26. A Roving Commission; 27. Recalled To Life; 28. Mystery; 29. A Rival Railroad; 30. The Right of Way; 31. A Remarkable Confession; 32. Found; 33. Ike Slump’s Raft; 34. Victory!; and 35. Conclusion
Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [3/2012] for 99’
Walnut Hollow Books 8½x5½ pb [2008] out of print/used
Chatterton-Peck Co. hardcover [1906] long out of print/scarce
'Ralph On The Railroad' omnibus book by Allen Chapman {randomly-chosen illustration: Milwaukee Road 4-6-4 locomotive #127 at Milwaukee Union Station, circa 1934}  "Ralph On The Railroad: Four Complete Adventure Books For Boys In One Big Volume" [Mershon Co. 1906] by Allen Chapman
omnibus book of four novels: "Ralph In The Round House", "Ralph In The Switch Tower", "Ralph On The Engine", and "Ralph On The Overland Express"
Grosset & Dunlap reprint hardcover [1933] long out of print/scarce
Grosset & Dunlap hardcover [1906] long out of print/scarce
available as free online etext at Internet Archive

"Ralph On The Army Train" [#6 = 1918]

"Ralph The Train Dispatcher" []

"Ralph On The Midnight Flyer: or, The Wreck At Shadow Valley" [1923]

"Ralph and The Missing Mail Pouch: or, The Stolen Government Bonds" [1924]

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John Cheever [1912-82]
all books • browse DVDs • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

authoritative biography of Cheever [Knopf 3/2009] by Blake Bailey

Library of America John Cheever collections  "John Cheever: Collected Stories and Other Writings" [2009]
Edited by Blake Bailey

Library of America 8x5¼ hardcover [3/2009] for $23.10
includes the complete "Stories of John Cheever" [1978], seven stories from "The Way Some People Live" [1943], seven additional stories first published in periodicals between 1930 & 1953, and several short essays on writers and writing
"John Cheever: Complete Novels" [2009]
Edited by Blake Bailey

Library of America 8x5¼ hardcover [3/2009] for $23.10
includes "The Wapshot Chronicle" [1957], "The Wapshot Scandal" [1964], "Bullet Park" [1969], "Falconer" [1977], and "Oh, What A Paradise It Seems" [1982]

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poet-playwright E.E. Cummings [1894-1962]
browse books • selected poetry • Wikipedia

Poets.org's E.E. Cummings pages
E.E. Cummings Society

"E.E. Cummings: A Life" [Pantheon 2014] by Susan Cheever 9780307379979

"Enormous Smallness: The Sweet Illustrated Story of E. E. Cummings and His Creative Bravery" []
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/159270171X/

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humorist William Jacob 'Will' Cuppy [1884-1949]
browse books • Wikipedia

"Maroon Tales: University of Chicago Stories" [1910]
"How To Be A Hermit: A Bachelor Keeps House" [1929 bestseller]
"How To Become Extinct" [1941]
"World's Great Mystery Stories: American & English Masterpieces" [1943] /B000QKF7QQ/
"World's Great Detective Stories: American & English Masterpieces" [1943] /B000XU86OE/
"Murder Without Tears: An Anthology of Crime" [Sheridan House, 1946] /B004AWPT1O/
"The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody" [1950] completed/edited by Fred Feldkamp
"How To Get From January To December" comic almanac [1951] edited by Fred Feldkamp

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James Oliver 'Jim' Curwood [1878-1927]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia
American action-adventure writer & conservationist; many best sellers in the early 1920s; at the time of his death, he was the
highest paid (per word) author in the world.
his writing studio Curwood Castle is now a museum in Owosso, Michigan

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
Lester Dent [1904-59] Page
Lester Dent wrote over 160 Doc Savage novels
top of page • Lester Dent profile • Doc Savage profile • Doc Savage novels & stories • other fiction
other works • works about Lester Dent & Doc Savage • family & friends • links

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August Derleth [1909-71]
all books • 'Sac Prairie Saga' books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

August Derleth Society bio
August Derleth at Walden East
August Derleth fansite

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Theodore Dreiser [1871-1945]
"[Dreiser] somehow conveys, without refinement, depths of feeling that we usually associate
with Balzac or Shakespeare." — Saul Bellow

browse books • browse DVDs • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

International Theodore Dreiser Society [est. 1991]
Dreiser Web Source at UPenn

Library of America Theodore Dreiser   Dreiser [1987] Edited by Richard Lehan
Library of America 8¼x5¼ hardcover [8/87] for $29.20
includes "Sister Carrie" [1900 novel], "Jennie Gerhardt" [1911 novel], and "Twelve Men" [1919 non-fiction]
Dreiser: "An American Tragedy" [1925 bestseller]
Edited by Thomas P. Riggio

Library of America 8x5¼ hardcover [3/2003] for $26.40
Theodore Dreiser American Journey   "Theodore Dreiser: An American Journey" [1993]
Abridged edition by Richard Lingeman

Wiley & Sons 9x6 pb [5/93] for $21.95
"Theodore Dreiser, Volume 1: At The Gates of The City, 1871-1907"
[1986] by Richard Lingeman

Putnam 9¼x6¼ hardcover [10/86] out of print/many used
"Theodore Dreiser, Volume 2: An American Journey, 1908-1945"
[1990] by Richard Lingeman

Putnam hardcover [3/90] out of print/used
Dreiser and Veblen  
"Dreiser and Veblen: Saboteurs of The Status Quo" [1999]
by Clare Virginia Eby

Univ MO Press 9½x6¼ hardcover [2/99] for $39.95

Thorstein B. Veblen Page at Maison d'Κtre Philosophy Bookstore

Cambridge Companion to Theodore Dreiser   "Cambridge Companion To Theodore Dreiser" [2004]
Edited by Leonard Cassuto & Clare Virginia Eby

Cambridge Univ Press 8¾x6 pb [3/2004] for $25.99
Cambridge Univ Press 9x6 hardcover [3/2004] for $75.00
Last Titan / Theodore Dreiser bio   "The Last Titan: A Life of Theodore Dreiser" [2005]
by Jerome Loving

Univ CA Press 9x6½ pb [3/2005] for $26.56
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Lloyd C. Douglas [1877-1951]
browse books • browse DVDs • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Howard Fast [1914-2003]
browse books • browse 'Spartacus' DVDs • IMDb listing • Wikipedia
on H.U.A.C.'s Hollywood Blacklist in the 1940s & 1950s

ST's Howard Fast fansite

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
Wm. Faulkner [1897-1962] Page
top of page • short profile • novels • short stories • movie scripts • plays, poetry, other media •
works about William Faulkner • image gallery • family & friends • links

William Faulkner Quotations Page at Working Minds Philosophy website

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Edna Ferber [1885-1968]
browse books • IMDb listing • Broadway credits • Wikipedia

Five Complete Novels omnibus by Edna Ferber  "Five Complete Novels by Edna Ferber, Complete & Unabridged:
So Big, Show Boat, Cimarron, Saratoga Trunk, Giant" [1981]

Avenel Books 9x6½ hardcover [6/81] out of print/many used
Avenel Books 9x6½ hardcover [6/81] out of print/used
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Spirit of America Bookstore's
F. Scott Fitzgerald [1896-1940] Pages
top of page 1 • short profile • collections • novels • short stories • other works • Kindle Editions • Zelda Fitzgerald [1900-48] • other family & friends • links
top of page 2 • movies & TV • plays, other media • works about F. Scott Fitzgerald • image gallery • Scott & Zelda's homes

F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotations Page at Working Minds

Spirit of America Bookstore's "The Great Gatsby" 1925 Novel & Movies Page

Spirit of America Bookstore's "The Last Tycoon" 1941/1993 Novel & Movies Page

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Gene Fowler [1890-1960]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

"The Life and Legend of Gene Fowler" [1977] by H. Allen Smith
Wm. Morrow hardcover [1/77] out of print/many used

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
poet Robert Frost [1874-1963] Page
top of page • short profile • poetry • other works • works about Robert Frost •
movies, audio, other media • family & friends • links

Library of America Robert Frost  
Robert Frost: Collected Poems, Prose and Plays [1995]
Edited by Richard Poirier & Mark Richardson

Library of America 8¼x5¼ hardcover [10/95] for $23.10
includes the collections "Complete Poems of Robert Frost" [1949] & "In the Clearing" [1962], and nearly two dozen early works
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Wolcott Gibbs [1902-58]
browse books • Wikipedia

Backward Ran Sentences collection by Wolcott Gibbs, edited by Thomas Vinciguerra  "Backward Ran Sentences: The Best of Wolcott Gibbs From The New Yorker" [2011]
Edited & Introduced by Thomas Vinciguerra, Foreword by P.J. O'Rourke

Kindle Edition from Bloomsbury USA [10/2011] for $9.89
Bloomsbury USA 8¼x5½ pb [10/2011] for $17.16
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Zane Grey [1872-1939] Pages
at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore
main books page • sound movies • silent movies • audio & ebooks

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Dashiell Hammett [1894-1961] Pages
at BlackHat Mystery Bookstore
top of page 1 • short profile • links • novels • short stories • Lillian Hellman
top of page 2 • other works • works about Dashiell Hammett • audio books • videos

BlackHat Mystery Bookstore's "The Maltese Falcon" 1941 Movie Page
BlackHat Mystery Bookstore's 'The Thin Man' Movies Page

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won Oscar of Best Original Story for "Underworld" [1927]  shared Oscar for Best Original Story for "The Scoundrel" [1935]  Ben Hecht [1894-1964]
browse books • IMDb listing • Broadway credits • Wikipedia

Ben Hecht portrait  "Ben Hecht: The Man Behind The Legend" [1990]
by William MacAdams

Barricade Books 9x6½ pb [2/95] out of print/used
Scribner hardcover [3/90] out of print/used
"A Child of The Century" [1985] memoirs of Ben Hecht
Plume 7x5 pb [5/85] out of print/used
Dutton hardcover [5/85] out of print/used

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
playwright Lillian Hellman [1905-84] Page

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
Ernest Hemingway [1899-1961] Page
top of page • short profile • Hemingway's novels • Hemingway's stories • other Hemingway works • motion pictures •
books about Ernest Hemingway • other media about Hemingway • family & friends • links

Ernest Hemingway Quotations Page at Working Minds Philosophy website

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
Robert E. Howard [1906-36] & Conan the Cimmerian Page
top of page • short profile of Robert E. Howard • a history of Conan • fiction • other works • Kindle Editions •
movies & other media • works about Robert E. Howard • family & friends • links

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Langston Hughes [1925-90]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Langston Hughes page at A.A.L.B.C.

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Wm. Bradford Huie [1910-86]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Zora Neale Hurston [1891-1960]
browse books • browse DVDs • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

KH's Zora Neale Hurston fansite
Zora Neale Hurston page at A.A.L.B.C.

Library of America Zora Neale Hurston  Hurston: Folklore, Memoirs & Other Writings [1995] Edited by Cheryl A. Wall
Library of America 8x5 hardcover [2/95] for $24.00
includes "Mules and Men" [1935]; "Tell My Horse" [1937]; "Dust Tracks On A Road" [1942 autobiography]; and 22 essays
Hurston: Novels & Stories [1995] Edited by Cheryl A. Wall
Library of America 8¼x5¼ hardcover [2/95] for $21.35
includes "Jonah's Gourd Vine" [1934]; "Their Eyes Were Watching God" [1937 novel]; "Moses, Man of The Mountain" [1939 novel]; "Seraph On The Suwanee" [1948]; and selected short stories
Zora Neale Hurston Complete Stories  
"Zora Neale Hurston: The Complete Stories" [1995]
Introduction by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. & Sieglinde Lemke

HarperPerennial 7¾x5¼ pb [1/2008] for $11.21
HarperPerennial 8x5¼ pb [2/96] for $10.17
HarperCollins 8½x6 hardcover [1/95] out of print/used
Wrapped In Rainbows biography of Zora Neale Hurston   "Wrapped In Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston" [2002]
by Valerie Boyd

Scribner 8¾x6 pb [1/2004] for $12.24
Scribner hardcover [12/2002] for $30.00
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Spirit of America Bookstore's
California’s 'premier bard' Robinson Jeffers [1887-1962] Page
top of page • short profile • primary works • other works • works about Robinson Jeffers
movies, plays, other media • family & friends • links

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George S. Kaufman [1889-1961]
browse books • browse DVDs • IMDb listing • Broadway credits • Wikipedia

official George S. Kaufman website

"George S. Kaufman: An Intimate Portrait" [1972] by Howard Teichman
Atheneum hardcover [1/72] out of print/used

Library of America George S. Kaufman  Kaufman & Company: Broadway Comedies [2004]
Edited by Laurence Maslon

Library of America 8x5¼ hardcover [9/2004] for $26.60
includes "The Royal Family" [1927], "Animal Crackers" [1928], "June Moon" [1929], "Once In A Lifetime" [1930], "Of Thee I Sing" [1931 musical], "You Can't Take It With You" [1936], "Dinner At Eight" [1932], "Stage Door" [1936] and "The Man Who Came To Dinner" [1939]

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sci-fi pioneer Henry Kuttner [1915-58]
husband and wife often collaborated, with single & team works also
published under the pseudonyms Lewis Padgett & Lawrence O'Donnell
browse books • IMDb listing [1950-2007] • Wikipedia

Henry Kuttner entry at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database

his wife [1940-58] & co-writer
C.L. {Catherine Lucille} Moore [1911–1987]
IMDb listing [1951-2007] • Wikipedia

C.L. Moore entry at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database

Robots Have No Tails short story collection by Henry Kuttner  "Robots Have No Tails" [5 stories; 1973]
by Henry Kuttner, Foreword by F. Paul Wilson

Paizo Publng 9¼x6 pb [6/2009] for $10.39
Complete collection of Kuttner's five classic stories of binge-drinking inventor Galloway Gallegher
Best of Henry Kuttner short story collection  "The Best of Henry Kuttner" [17 stories, 1975]
Introduction by Ray Bradbury "Henry Kuttner: A Neglected Master"

Ballantine Books mass pb [3/75] out of print/used
Nelson Doubleday Book Club hardcover [3/75] out of print/used
collection includes: "A Gnome There Was"; "Absalom"; "The Big Night"; "Cold War"; "Endowment Policy"; "Exit The Professor"; "Housing Problem"; "The Iron Standard"; "Mimsy Were The Boro-groves"; "The Misguided Halo"; "Nothing But Gingerbread Left"; "Or Else"; "The Proud Robot"; "Two-Handed Engine"; "The Twonky"; "The Voice of The Lobster"; and "What You Need"
The Last Mimzy short story collection by Henry Kuttner  
"The Last Mimzy: Stories" [17 stories; 2007]
"originally published as The Best of Henry Kuttner"

Del Rey movie tie-in 8x5½ pb [2/2007] for $11.86
The Last Mimzy 2007 movie poster  "The Last Mimzy" [New Line Cinema March 2007]
"The future is trying to tell us something" Two siblings begin to develop special talents after they find a mysterious box of toys, and are soon drawn into a strange new world, with a task ahead of them that is far more important than they could imagine! Directed by Robert Shaye; based on a short story by 'Lewis Padgett'; starring Joely Richardson, Timothy Hutton, Michael Clarke Duncan, Rainn Wilson, Chris O'Neil, Rhiannon Leigh Wryn, Kathryn Hahn & Kirsten Williamson
New Line Home Video widescreen color DVD [7/2007] for $10.49
New Line Home Video pan & scan color DVD [7/2007] for $11.49
full credits at IMDb • official movie site is shut down

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Oliver La Farge [1901-63]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Oliver La Farge papers at UTX-Austin

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sports writer Ring Lardner [1885-1933]
browse books • IMDb listing • Broadway credits • Wikipedia

'Lardner Mania' fansite

Ring Lardner bio by Jonathan Yardley  
"Ring: A Biography of Ring Lardner" [1977]
by Jonathan Yardley

Rowman & Littlefield 9x6 pb [4/2001] for $18.95
Random House hardcover [1/77] out of print/many used

(his son)  screenwriter Ring Lardner, Jr. [1915-2000]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia
on H.U.A.C.'s Hollywood Blacklist in the 1940s & 1950s

Ring Lardner Jr. / I'd Hate Myself In The Morning  
"I'd Hate Myself In The Morning: A Memoir" [2000]
by Ring Lardner, Jr.; Introduction by Victor Navasky

Thunder's Mouth Press 9¼x6 pb [10/2001] for $10.17
Nation Books 9¼x6¼ hardcover [10/2000] for $15.61
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Sinclair Lewis [1885-1951]
top of page • short profile • novels • short stories • other works • movies, plays, other media •
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Sinclair Lewis Society

Library of America Sinclair Lewis novels in two volumes  
"Sinclair Lewis: Main Street and Babbitt" [1992]
Edited by John Hersey

Library of America 8x5¼ hardcover [9/92] for $27.79
"Sinclair Lewis: Arrowsmith, Elmer Gantry, Dodsworth" [2002]
Notes by Richard Lingeman

Library of America 8x5¼ hardcover [8/2002] for $31.66
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Spirit of America Bookstore's
poet & critic Vachel Lindsay [1879-1931] Page
top of page • short profile • poetry & prose • other works •
works about Vachel Lindsay • family & friends • links

Art of the Motion Picture book by Vachel Lindsay  "The Art of The Moving Picture" [orig 1915; rev 2000]
by Vachel Lindsay; edited by Martin Scorsese

Kindle Edition from Modern Library [12/2010] for $11.99
Modern Library 8x5 pb [3/2000] for $13.77
original editions:
CreateSpace 10x8 pb [9/2011] for $12.99
IndyPublish 9x6 pb [2/2005] for $35.99
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Ross Lockridge, Jr. [1914-48]
IMDb listing • Wikipedia

(son) author & painter Ernest Lockridge
son Laurence Lockridge

Raintree County novel   "Raintree County" [1948 bestseller & classic]
by Ross Lockridge, Jr.

Buccaneer Books hardcover [12/91] for $32.97
Penguin pb [4/94] out of print/used
Houghton Mifflin hardcover [6/84] out of print/used
Pan Macmillan pb [1977] out of print/used
Raintree County poster   1957 M.G.M. movie
Directed by [blacklistee] Edward Dmytryk; starring Montgomery Clift, Eva Marie Saint, Lee Marvin & Elizabeth Taylor {nominated for Best Actress Oscar}
MGM/UA color VHS [1985] 2 tapes for $19.75
MGM/UA color widescreen VHS [1985] 2 tapes for $79.95
Warner color roadshow VHS [10/99] 2 tapes for $32.00
Warner color widescreen VHS [10/99] 2 tapes - out of prodn/used
Film Score Monthly remastered soundtrack CD [11/2010] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb
11"x17" white poster from Amazon for $9.99
'Raintree County' website
Ross Lockridge, Jr. bio by his son  
"Shade of The Raintree: The Life & Death of Ross Lockridge, Jr." [1994]
by (his son) Laurence Lockridge

Penguin 7x5 pb [11/95] out of print/used
Viking hardcover [4/94] out of print/many used
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Spirit of America Bookstore's
Jack London [1876-1916] Page
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Library of America Jack London  Jack London: Novels and Stories [1982] Edited by Donald Pizer
Library of America 8¼x5¼ hardcover [11/82] for $23.10
includes "Call of The Wild" [1903], "The Sea-Wolf" [1904] and "White Fang" [1906] and 25 short stories
Jack London: Novels and Social Writings [1982] Edited by Donald Pizer
Library of America 8x5½ hardcover [11/82] for $26.00
includes "The People of The Abyss" [1903], "The Road" [1907], "The Iron Heel" [1908 novel], "Martin Eden" [1909 novel] and "John Barleycorn" [1913]
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Spirit of America Bookstore's
Charles F. Lummis [1859-1928] Page
top of page • short profile • works by C.F. Lummis • works about C.F. Lummis • family & friends • links

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John D. MacDonald [1916-86] + Travis McGee Pages
at BlackHat Mystery Bookstore
top of page 1 • Travis McGee profile • J.D.M. profile • Travis McGee novels • links
top of page 2 • other novels • short stories • other books • audio books • movies & TV

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mystery author Ross Macdonald [1915-83] Page
at BlackHat Mystery Bookstore
top of page • short profile • Lew Archer mystery series • other books • movies & TV •
works about Ross Macdonald • family & friends • links

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lawyer & novelist Charles Major [1856-1913]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Major

"When Knighthood Was In Flower" [Bobbs-Merrill Co. 1898] as Edwin Caskoden
In 1901, playwright Paul Kester wrote the Broadway play; filmed in 1922 & 1956

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John P. Marquand [1893-1960]
all books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia
+ Mr. Moto: Marquand/Moto book • Wikipedia • JSK's Mr. Moto fansite

Marquand papers at Yale

Mr. Moto Collection DVD box sets  "The Mr. Moto Collection - Volume 1" Starring Peter Lorre
Fox color DVD box set [8/2006] 4 disks for $44.99
includes "Thank You, Mr. Moto" [1937], "Think Fast, Mr. Moto" [1937], "Mr. Moto
Takes A Chance" [1938], and "Mysterious Mr. Moto" [1938]

"The Mr. Moto Collection - Volume 2" Starring Peter Lorre
Fox color DVD set [2/2007] for $44.49
includes "Mr. Moto's Gamble" [1938], "Mr. Moto On Danger Island" [1939], "Mr. Moto
Takes A Vacation" [1939], and "Mr. Moto's Last Warning" [1939]

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Don Marquis [1878-1937]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Archie & Mehitabel: Wikipedia

JE's Don Marquis fansite

Archy and Mehitabel  "The Annotated Archy and Mehitabel" [2006] by Don Marquis
Penguin Classics 7½x5 pb [8/2006] for $10.20
"archyology: The Long Lost Tales of Archy & Mehitabel" [1996]
by Don Marquis, Edited by Jeff Adams

Univ Press of New England 8¾x5¼ hardcover [2/96] for $11.96
"archyology ii (The Final Dig): The Long Lost Tales of Archy &
Mehitabel" [1998] by Don Marquis, Edited by Jeff Adams

Univ Press of New England hardcover [3/98] for $13.22

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Edison Marshall [1894-1967]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

http://www.amazon.com/Vikings-Kirk-Douglas/dp/B000062XF2/

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[Ms.] Carson McCullers [1917-67]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia
www.carson-mccullers.com/
www.mccullerssociety.org
"Story Magazine" carson mccullers prize, 1998 & 1999
http://www.suzannevega.com/carson/

"The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter" [1940 novel] made into 1968 movie
"Reflections In A Golden Eye" [1941 novel] made into 1967 movie directed by John Huston
"The Member of The Wedding" [1946 novel] made into 1952 movie
"The Ballad of The Sad Cafe" [1951 novella] made into 1991 movie

"Lonely Hunter" feature film [Full Moon Films mo 2013?]
Announced 10/2011: Co-producers Troy Johanson & Blair Breard and co-producer, co-writer & director Deborah Kampmeier
have signed Jena Malone to portray Carson McCullers in a feature film of the 'Southern gothic' writer's life story.
Added 5/2012: Logan Marshall Green will portray Tennessee Williams • latest info at IMDb

Republic of Imagination / America in Three Books by Azar Nafisi  "The Republic of Imagination: America In Three Books" [2014] by Azar Nafisi
"An impassioned, beguiling, and utterly original tribute to the vital importance of fiction in a democratic society" thru examination of three novels: "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" [1885] by Mark Twain [1835-1910], "Babbitt" [1922] by Sinclair Lewis [1885-1951], and "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter"
[1940] by Carson McCullers

Kindle Edition from Viking/Penguin [10/2014] for $11.99
Viking Adult 8½x6 hardcover [10/2014] for $20.99
author's official website

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
Henry Louis 'H.L.' Mencken [1880-1956] Page
top of page • short profile • works about H.L. Mencken • works by H.L. Mencken •
the magazines • friends & family • links

H.L. Mencken Quotations Page at Working Minds Philosophy website

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Margaret Mitchell [1900-49]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

official Margaret Mitchell House & Museum / "G.W.T.W." website

Margaret Mitchell's 'Gone With The Wind'   "Gone With The Wind" novel [Scribner Sept 1936] by Margaret Mitchell
Beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara loses her first love, and takes up with renegade Rhett Butler at the start of the War Between The States; she refuses to admit her love for Rhett and eventually loses him and her beloved Tara plantation; awarded the Pulitzer Prize for The Novel in 1937; listed on Time Magazine's All-TIME 100 Novels (10/2005)
Warner Books mass pb [8/93] for $7.99
Warner Books 8¼x5½ pb [4/99] for $10.85
Scribner 8½x6 hardcover [facsimile] for $17.82

"Gone With The Wind"
feature film [Selznick/M.G.M. Dec 1939]
won Oscar for     won Oscar for     won Oscar for     
Gone With The Wind poster  
Produced by David O. Selznick; directed by Victor Fleming; starring Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland, Evelyn Keyes, Hattie McDaniel, Butterfly McQueen, Victor Jory, Jane Darwell, Ward Bond & Yakima Canutt; won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Color Cinematography, Best Actress [VL], Best Supporting Actress [HM], Best Art Direction, Best Film Editing, Honorary Oscar for "outstanding achievement in the use of color for the enhancement of dramatic mood"; Oscar nominations for Best Actor [Gable], Best Supporting Actress [OdH], Best Special Effects, Best Music Score [Max Steiner] & Best Sound; listed on National Film Registry (1989)
Warner 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition color Blu-ray [11/2009] 3 disks for $78.97
Warner 70th Anniversary Limited Edition color DVD [11/2009] 5 disks for $39.49
Warner Collector's Edition color DVD set [11/2004] 4 disks for $27.99
Warner Special Edition color DVD [1/2006] 2 disks for $13.99
Warner color VHS [3/2000] 2 tapes - out of prodn/many used
Rhino/WEA soundtrack CD [6/97] for $11.98
full credits from IMDb

more "GWTW" stuff (books, sequels, links) on the
"Gone With The Wind" 1939 Movie Page at Magic Lantern Video & Book Store

Margaret Mitchell of Atlanta book by Finis Farr  
"Margaret Mitchell of Atlanta: The Author of Gone With The Wind" [1965] by Finis Farr
Wm. Morrow & Co. hardcover [1965] out of print/used
Wm. Morrow & Co. hardcover [1965] out of print/used
Road To Tara Life of Margaret Mitchell bio by Anne Edwards  "Road To Tara: The Life of Margaret Mitchell" [1983]
by Anne Edwards

Dell mass pb [7/84] out of print/used
Laurel mass pb [7/84] out of print/many used
Hodder & Stoughton Ltd. hardcover [7/83] out of print/used
Ticknor & Fields hardcover [4/83] out of print/many used
Southern Daughter Life of Margaret Mitchell book by Darden Asbury Pyron   "Southern Daughter: The Life of Margaret Mitchell & The Making of Gone With The Wind" [1991]
by Darden Asbury Pyron

Hill Street Press 8¾x6 pb [7/2004] for $13.42
Oxford Univ Press 9½x6¼ hardcover [3/91] out of print/used
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