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America's  Authors
Page Five

Sue Grafton         Jack Kerouac [1922-69]         William Saroyan [1908-81]         Robert Louis Stevenson [1850-94] in 1893


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

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

here 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


Latter XXth Century
American Authors

A thru L {on Page 4}  ••  M thru Z {just below}

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Norman Mailer [1923-2007]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Norman Mailer Society

"The Executioner's Song" [1979] by Norman Mailer won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Mailer's Deer Park  "The Deer Park" [Putnam 1955]
Based on Mailer's experiences working as a screenwriter in Hollywood in
the early 1950s, set in a desert town much like Palm Springs, California.

Vintage 8x5¼ pb [10/97] for $11.20
Mailer's Armies of The Night  "The Armies of The Night: History As A Novel, The Novel
As History" [1968]

Mailer participated in the March On The Pentagon of 21 October 1967;
his arrest and news commentary were expanded into a book, which
became a bestseller and won the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction.

Plume 8x5¼ pb [1/95] for $10.20
New American Library hardcover [12/68] out of print/used
Mailer's Spooky Art  "The Spooky Art: Some Thoughts On Writing" [2003]
"[This] may be the most insightful book written about writing."
— Robert Jaffee, L.A. Weekly

Random House 8x5¼ pb [2/2004] for $11.16
Random House 9½x6½ hardcover [1/2003] for $17.47

"Mind of An Outlaw: Selected Essays by Norman Mailer" [] Edited by Philip Sipiora, editor of The Mailer Review
contains 50 of Norman Mailer's best essays; many have argued about Mailer the novelist, but there's no arguing about Mailer the essayist -- he was outstanding.

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David Markson [1927-2010]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Ballad of Dingus Magee novel by David Markson  "The Ballad of Dingus Magee: Being The Immortal True Saga of The Most Notorious and Desperate Bad Man of The Olden Days" [1965] by David Markson
Western parody; stagecoach robber Dingus Magee robs his old pal Hoke, who stops off at the town of Yerkie's Hole and is appointed sheriff by the lady mayor, who is also madam of the bordello. Her plan is to stir up the local (peaceful) Indians, so that the U.S. Army cavalry outpost does not move away, taking with it the town's economy.
Counterpoint bargain price mass pb [5/2008] for $5.58
Counterpoint mass pb [5/2008] for $12.55
Dell mass pb [1965] out of print/used
Bobbs-Merrill 8x5¾ hardcover [1965] out of print/used
Dirty Dingus Magee 1970 movie by Burt Kennedy, starring Frank Sinatra  "Dirty Dingus Magee" feature film [M.G.M. Nov 1970]
Co-produced & directed by Burt Kennedy; based on the novel by David Markson; starring Frank Sinatra, George Kennedy, Anne Jackson, Lois Nettleton, Jack Elam, Michele Carey & John Dehner
full credits at IMDb • movie entry at Wikipedia
M.G.M./Warner color VHS [9/98] out of prodn/used
Double Feature soundtrack CD - with "The Dirty Dozen" [1967]
Chapter III Records soundtrack CD [7/2000] 26 tracks - out of prodn/used

"Cry For Me, Billy" [1972] Western movie /tt0068429/

"Wittgenstein’s Mistress" [Dalkey Archive, 1988]
"Reader’s Block" [Dalkey Archive Press, 1996]
"This Is Not A Novel" [Counterpoint, 2001]
"Vanishing Point" [Shoemaker & Hoard, 2004]
"The Last Novel" [Shoemaker & Hoard, 2007]

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Al Martinez [1929-2015]
Los Angeles Times columnist, 1984-2009
browse books • Los Angeles Times homepage • IMDb listing • no entry at Wikipedia
online text of the L.A. Times obituary, January 2015

"Rising Voices" [8/1974] by Al Martinez
http://www.amazon.com/Rising-Voices-Al-Martinez/dp/0451062825/

"Jigsaw John" [1975] by Al Martinez
http://www.amazon.com/Jigsaw-John-Al-Martinez/dp/0380007401/
http://www.amazon.com/Jigsaw-John-Al-Martinez/dp/0874770394/
"Jigsaw John" TV series [NBC-TV 1976] /tt0074010/
15 hour-long color episodes starring veteran character actor Jack Warden

"Ashes In The Rain: Selected Essays" [3/1989] by Al Martinez
http://www.amazon.com/Ashes-Rain-Al-Martinez/dp/0892290196/

"City of Angles: A Drive-By Portrait of L.A." [1996]
http://www.amazon.com/City-Angles-Drive--Portrait-Angeles/dp/0312139446/

"The Last City Room" [2000] a novel about the death of a newspaper
http://www.amazon.com/Last-City-Room-Al-Martinez/dp/0312209010/

"Reflections: Columns From The Los Angeles Times" [8/2003]
http://www.amazon.com/Reflections-Columns-Los-Angeles-Times/dp/188379272X/

"I'll Be Damned If I'll Die In Oakland: A Sort of Travel Memoir" [12/2003]
http://www.amazon.com/Ill-Be-Damned-Die-Oakland-ebook/dp/B00JO6EBFQ/
http://www.amazon.com/Ill-Be-Damned-Die-Oakland/dp/031229087X/

"Barkley: A Dog's Journey" [2006]
http://www.amazon.com/Barkley-Dogs-Journey-Al-Martinez/dp/1883318602/

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Leonard Michaels [1933-2003]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Collected Stories of Leonard Michaels  
"The Collected Stories" [2007]
by Leonard Michaels

FS&G 8¼x5½ pb [7/2008] for $10.20
FS&G 9x6 hardcover [5/2007] for $17.16

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
James A. Michener [1907-97] Page

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
Arthur Miller [1915-2005] Page

Library of America Arthur Miller plays  Arthur Miller: Collected Plays, 1944-1961 [2006]
Edited by Tony Kushner

Library of America 8x5¼ hardcover [2/2006] for $23.10
includes "The Man Who Had All the Luck" [written 1940]; "All My Sons" [1947]; "Death of A Salesman" [1949]; Miller's 1950 adaptation of Ibsen's "An Enemy of The People"; "The Crucible"
[1953]; "A View From The Bridge [1955]; "A Memory of Two Mondays" [1955 one-act]; and "The Misfits" [1961 novella]
Portable Arthur Miller  "The Portable Arthur Miller" [1971]
Edited by Christopher Bigsby

expanded edition includes full texts of plays "Death of A Salesman" [1949]; "The Crucible" [1953]; "After The Fall" [1964]; "The American Clock" [1980]; "The Last Yankee" [1993]; and "Broken Glass" [1994]; plus excerpts from the play "The Golden Years" [1939-1940] & Miller's autobiography "Timebends" [1987]
Penguin Classics 7½x5 pb [7/2003] for $11.56
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Daniel Patrick Moynihan [1904-64]
U.S. Ambassador, 1973-76; U.S. Senator from New York, 1977-2001; wrote over 20 books
browse books • Wikipedia

"Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Portrait In Letters of An American Visionary"
[PublicAffairs 2010] Edited by Steven R. Weisman

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California historian-journalist Remi A. Nadeau [b. 1920]
browse books

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children's author Scott O'Dell [1898-1989]
wrote 26 historical novels for young people, along with three novels for adults & four nonfiction books
won the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1972
official website • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Newbery Medal winner "Island of The Blue Dolphins" [Houghton Mifflin 1/1960] plus movie

The King's Fifth YA novel by Scott O'Dell  "The King's Fifth" [ages 12 & up; 1966] by Scott O'Dell
The year is 1541 and young mapmaker Esteban is returned to Spain from an expedition to the New World; but there are spiteful rumors that he has hidden his share of the gold and other spoils taken from the natives, and not paying the 'king's fifth' royalty is treason ... Book won the Newbery Honor in 1967
Kindle Edition from H.M.H.B.F.Y.R. [2006 edition] for $4.99
H.M.H. Books for Young Readers 7¾x5 pb [9/2006] for $6.26
Houghton Mifflin 8¾x5¾ hardcover [9/66] for $13.24

"The Mysterious Cities of Gold" animated TV series [NHK-TV Japan 1982-83]
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0122356/ 39 half-hour episodes
http://www.amazon.com/Mysterious-Cities-Gold-Shiraz-Adam/dp/B008SGMPM4/

"Les Mystιrieuses Citιs d'Or" animated TV series [TF1-TV France 2012-13]
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2563792/ 26 half-hour episodes
http://www.tfou.fr/les-mysterieuses-cites-d-or/
http://www.tfou.fr/les-mysterieuses-cites-d-or-saison-2/

"The Black Pearl" [Houghton Mifflin 1/1967] plus 1978 movie with Gilbert Roland & Mario Custodio

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sci-fi author-editor-publisher Raymond A. 'Ray' Palmer [1910-77]
browse books {common name, lots of chaff} • no entry at IMDb • entry at Wikipedia
Raymond A. Palmer entry at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database

The Man from Mars biography of Ray Palmer by Fred Nadis  "The Man From Mars: Ray Palmer's Amazing Pulp Journey" [2013]
by Fred Nadis

Kindle Edition from Penguin/Tarcher [6/2013] for $14.99
Penguin/Tarcher 9¼x6¼ hardcover [6/2013] for $17.09
publisher's official bookpage

http://www.amazon.com/War-over-Lemuria-Richard-Strangest/dp/078647307X/
http://www.amazon.com/Countdown-Presents-Search-Ray-Palmer/dp/1401217982/

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mystery author Robert B. Parker [1932-2010] Page
at BlackHat Mystery Bookstore

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
Denne Bart Petitclerc [1929-2006] Page

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
sci-fi author H. Beam Piper [1904-64] Page

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journalist & editor George Plimpton [1927-2003]
browse books • IMDb listing [since 1962] • Wikipedia

"Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton As Himself" [Laemmle/Zeller 2013?] /tt1817235/ • official movie site

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sci-fi author Frederik Pohl [1919-2013]
"I am a sort of preacher. I like to talk to people and get them to change their views when I think
[that] their views are wrong. Why else would anyone write a book?"
books • official weblog • Wikipedia

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Charles Portis [b.1933] of Little Rock, Arkansas
books • Wikipedia

"Norwood" [1966 novel]
http://www.amazon.com/Norwood-Charles-Portis/dp/0879517034/
"True Grit: A Novel" [1968]
"The Dog of The South" [1979 novel]
http://www.amazon.com/Dog-South-Charles-Portis/dp/1585679313/
"Masters of Atlantis" [1985 novel]
http://www.amazon.com/Masters-Atlantis-Charles-Portis/dp/1585670219/
"Gringos" [1991 novel]
http://www.amazon.com/Gringos-Charles-Portis/dp/1585670936/

Escape Velocity collection edited by Jay Jennings  "Escape Velocity: A Charles Portis Miscellany - Collected Non-Fiction, Stories, and Drama" [2012] Edited by Jay Jennings
includes "stunningly good examples of his early newspaper reporting, as well as short stories, travel pieces, a memoir, and a never-before-published comic three-act play Delray's New Moon"
Butler Center 9x6 hardcover [10/2012] for $14.52
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humorist Roger Price [1918-90]
books • Wikipedia

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James {Otis} Purdy [1914-2009]
“A singular American visionary.” — N.Y. Times reviewer
“An authentic American genius.” — Gore Vidal, in the N.Y. Times
browse books • Wikipedia

The James Purdy Society [est. 2003] defunct?

"James Purdy: Selected Plays" [Ivan R. Dee, 8/2012]
http://www.amazon.com/James-Purdy-Selected-Plays-ebook/dp/B00BG5FJKE/

"The Complete Short Stories of James Purdy" [Liveright 7/2013] Introduction by John Waters
http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Short-Stories-James-ebook/dp/B00AR3546K/
http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Short-Stories-James-Purdy/dp/0871406691/

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Appalachian author Ron Rash lives in North Carolina
books • Wikipedia

"Chemistry and Other Stories" [] won 2007 PEN/Faulkner Award

"Burning Bright" [] won 2010 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award

"Something Rich and Strange: Selected Stories" [Ecco, 34 stories 2014] 9780062349347

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
J.D. Salinger [1919-2010] Page

"Salinger" [The Weinstein Company Sept 2013?]
Found 2/2013: Feature documentary with major actors & others either speaking about Salinger or reading Salinger, or maybe both; co-produced,
written & directed by Shane Salerno; featuring A. Scott Berg, John Cusack, Danny DeVito, E.L. Doctorow, Elizabeth Frank, John Guare, Stephen Adly
Guirgis, Philip Seymour Hoffman, David Milch, Edward Norton, Martin Sheen, Robert Towne, Gore Vidal & Tom Wolfe
latest info at IMDb • official movie site • watch 6/2013 official trailer [2:32] at YouTube

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Thomas Savage [1915-2003]
books • publisher page • not on Wikipedia

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Miv Schaaf [??-1998]
weekly columnist for the Los Angeles Times, circa 1970s

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Hubert Selby, Jr. [1928-2004]
browse books • movie credits • Wikipedia

'Exit Wounds' Hubert Selby, Jr. fansite

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playwright Christopher Sergel [1918-93]
president of Dramatic Publishing, Inc., 1970-93
browse books • author page at Dramatic Publng • Wikipedia {empty}

1960 playscript of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' by Christopher Sergel   "Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird: Acting Edition" [1960]
'adapted/dramatized' by Christopher Sergel

Dramatic Publng Company mass pb [6/60] for $8.33
"Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird" playscript [1970]
Dramatic Publng Company mass pb [1/70] out of print/used

"To Kill A Mockingbird" Novel & Movie Page at Spirit of America Bookstore

"The Mouse On The Moon: A Comedy in 2 Acts" stageplay [1967]
adapted by Christopher Sergel, from the book by Leonard Wibberley
Dramatic Publng Co. pb [1967] out of print/scarce

'The Mouse On Mars' playscript by Christopher Sergel  stageplay "The Mouse On Mars" [1972] playscript by Christopher Sergel, credited as 'from the book by Leonard Wibberley' {book not found}
Young Dutchess Gloriana has been studying Machiavelli and history, which results in the Duchy of Grand Fenwick being forced into an international space race to put a man on Mars . . .
Dramatic Publng Co. pb [1972] out of print/used
license/playscripts available at Dramatic Publng Co.
poster for 'The Mouse That Roared' stageplay  "The Mouse That Roared: A Comedy in 2 Acts" [1985]
playscript by Christopher Sergel, from the book by Leonard Wibberley

Dramatic Publng Co. 7x5 pb [6/85] out of print/used
license/playscripts available at Dramatic Publng Co.
playscript of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' by Christopher Sergel  "The Play of To Kill A Mockingbird" [1988]
by Christopher Sergel, Introduction by Ray Speakman

Heinemann Plays 8x5½ hardcover [1/95] out of print/many used
"An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge" [1967]
adapted by Christopher Sergel, based on the story by Ambrose Bierce

"Black Elk Speaks: A Play" [1996]
adapted by by Christopher Sergel, based on the book by John G. Neihardt

"Cheaper By The Dozen" [1950]
adapted by Christopher Sergel, based on the book by Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr.

"The Homecoming: A Play" [2002]
adapted by Christopher Sergel, based on the book by Earl Hamner, Jr.

"I'm A Fool"
adapted by Christopher Sergel, based on a Sherwood Anderson story

"Meet Me In St. Louis: A Play" [1978]
adapted by Christopher Sergel, based on the book by Sally Benson

"Mrs. Miniver"
adapted by Christopher Sergel, based on the book by Jan Struther

"Our Miss Brooks: A Comedy in Three Acts" [1978]
adapted by Christopher Sergel, based on the book by R.J. Mann

"The Outsiders: A Full-Length Play in Two Acts" [1990]
adapted by Christopher Sergel, based on the book by S.E. Hinton.

"Pillow Talk" [1963
adapted by Christopher Sergel, based on the screenplay by Stanley Shapiro & Maurice Richlin

"Take Me To Your President: A Play" [1964]
adapted by Christopher Sergel, based on the book by Leonard Wibberley

"Up The Down Staircase" [1969]
adapted by Christopher Sergel, based on the book by Bel Kaufman

"Welcome To The Monkey House: A Full-Length Play" [1970]
adapted by Christopher Sergel, based on the book by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

"Winesburg, Ohio: A Play" [1974
adapted by Christopher Sergel

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
Dr. Seuss {Theodor Geisel 1904-91} Page

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playwright & poet Ntozake Shange
books • movie & TV credits • Wikipedia

"for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf" [1974 stageplay]
stageplay entry at Wikipedia

"for colored girls" playscript by Ntozake Shange  "for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf: A Choreopoem" [1975]
Scribner movie tie-in 8½x5½ pb [11/2010] for $7.20
Scribner 8½x5¾ hardcover [11/2010] for $15.64
Bantam Books mass pb [12/81] out of print/used
Shameless Hussy Press hardcover illustrated by Wopo Hilip [1/75] out of print/used

Joseph Papp Public Theatre, off-Broadway 1976 {won Obie Award}

Broadway credits, 9/1976-7/1978 {Tony Award nomination}

American Playhouse 1982 TV broadcast "for colored girls ..."  "American Playhouse" TV broadcast [P.B.S./WPBT-TV Feb 1982]
78-minute telecast directed by Oz Scott; adapted by & co-starring Ntozake Shange; also starring Sarita Allen, Trazana Beverley, Gregory T. Daniel, Pedro De Pool, Lisa Henley, Patti LaBelle, Carol Maillard, Lynn Whitfield & Alfre Woodard
Kultur Video color DVD [2/2002] for $17.49
Kultur Video color VHS [2/2002] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDb

American Place Theatre, off-Broadway revival 2000

"For Colored Girls" [Lionsgate/34th Street Films Nov 2010]
For Colored Girls feature film by Tyler Perry  Feature film set in Atlanta, with much of Ntozake Shange's poetry intact; the seven color names are dropped, and the 20 characters have regular names; Perry's direction is superb, and the performances in the soliloquies are astounding. Co-produced, written & directed by Tyler Perry; adapted from Ntozake Shange's 1974 stageplay; starring Kimberly Elise, Janet Jackson, Loretta Devine, Thandie Newton, Anika Noni Rose, Kerry Washington, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad & Whoopi Goldberg
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available
full credits at IMDb • movie entry at Wikipedia • official movie site
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Jean Shepherd [1921-99]
browse books • spoken word • 2004 bio • movie credits • Wikipedia

JS's Jean Shepherd fansite

won Oscar for Best Director  won Oscar for Best Script Adaptation    A Christmas Story movie classic directed by Bob Clark  
A Christmas Story movie poster directed by Bob Clark  
"A Christmas Story" [M.G.M. Nov 1983]
Set in northern Indiana in 1940; young Ralphie wants only one thing for Christmas, an official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot range model BB rifle with a compass in the stock. His attempts to convince the world of the rightness of his quest run into opposition from his parents, his teacher, and even Santa Claus himself. Co-produced, co-written & directed by Bob Clark; co-written by Leigh Brown & Jean Shepherd, based on stories by Jean Shepherd; starring Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, R.D. Robb, Tedde Moore, Yano Anaya & Zack Ward, narrated by Jean Shepherd; won Oscars for Best Director & Best Script Adaptation, nominated for 7 others including Best Picture; W.G.A. nom for Best Adapted Script
Warner Home Video widescreen color Blu-ray [11/2008] for $15.99
Warner Home Video Collectors Edition widescreen color DVD [11/2008] 2 disks for $30.99
Warner Special Edition widescreen color DVD [11/2008] 2 disks for $23.99
Warner Special Edition widescreen color DVD [10/2003] 2 disks out of prodn/many used
Warner Home Video color VHS [9/2000] out of prodn/many used
full credits at IMDb • movie entry at Wikipedia • official movie site
'A Christmas Story House' Museum & Gift Shop in Cleveland, Ohio
My Summer Story sequel movie  sequel "My Summer Story" [M.G.M. Sept 1994]
Ralphie is on a quest for the perfect spinning top to beat the school bully, The Old man is feuding with hillbilly neighbors, and Mother is determined to win all the pieces of a glass china set at a local movie theater. Co-written & directed by Bob Clark; co-written by Leigh Brown & Jean Shepherd, based on stories by Jean Shepherd; starring Kieran Culkin, Charles Grodin, Mary Steenburgen, Christian Culkin
M.G.M. Video widescreen color DVD [8/2006] for $17.99
M.G.M. Video color VHS [4/97] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDb

more details (synopses, sequels, Broadway musical, posters, books, links, merchandise) on
Magic Lantern's "A Christmas Story" 1983 Movie Page

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humorist Max Shulman [1919-88]
creator of Dobie Gillis and other silliness
books • Broadway credits • movie & TV credits • Wikipedia

"Barefoot Boy with Cheek: A Novel" [1943] by Max Shulman
http://www.amazon.com/Barefoot-Boy-Cheek-Max-Shulman-ebook/dp/B018V77JX4/ Jan 19, 2016

"The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" [1951]
http://www.amazon.com/Many-Loves-Dobie-Gillis-Stories-ebook/dp/B018V77JCK/

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playwright {Marvin} Neil Simon [b. 1927]
books • Broadway credits [1955-2010] • movie & TV credits [1948-2007] • Wikipedia

Rewrites: A Memoir (1996) /0684835622/
The Play Goes On: A Memoir (1999) /0684869802/

http://www.amazon.com/Collected-Plays-Neil-Simon-Vol/dp/0452258707/ = vol 1
http://www.amazon.com/Collected-Plays-Neil-Simon-Vol/dp/0452263581/ = vol 2
http://www.amazon.com/Collected-Plays-Neil-Simon-Vol/dp/0679408894/ = vol 3
http://www.amazon.com/Collected-Plays-Neil-Simon-Vol/dp/068484785X/ = vol 4

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columnist Jack Smith [1916-96] of the Los Angeles Times
books • biography • Wikipedia

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Rex Stout [1886-1975] + Nero Wolfe series Page
at BlackHat Mystery Bookstore

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sci-fi author Theodore Sturgeon [1918-85]
browse books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Theodore Sturgeon Literary Trust official website
ERW's Theodore Sturgeon fansite
Theodore Sturgeon entry at Internet Speculative Fiction Database

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
Louis 'Studs' Terkel [1912-2008] Page

Chicago Historical Society Studs Terkel website

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson [1937-2005] Page

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John Kennedy Toole [1937-69]
books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

http://www.amazon.com/Neon-Bible-Jacob-Tierney/dp/1572524553/

Ken & Thelma The Story of A Confederacy of Dunces  
"Ken & Thelma: The Story of A Confederacy of Dunces" [2005]
by Joel L. Fletcher

Pelican Publg 7¾x6½ hardcover [4/2005] for $14.96
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John Updike [1932-2009]
books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

John Updike Award [est. 2011] of the American Academy of Arts & Letters

"Updike" literary biography [] by Adam Begley

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
Gore Vidal [1925-2012] Page

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Spirit of America Bookstore's
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. [1922-2007] Page

Library of America Kurt Vonnegut Novels & Stories 1950-1962  
"Kurt Vonnegut: Novels & Stories, 1950-1962" [2012]
Edited by Sidney Offit

Library of America 8x5 hardcover [4/2012] for $22.47
includes "Player Piano" [1952], "The Sirens of Titan" [1959],
"Mother Night" [1962], six short stories
Library of America Kurt Vonnegut Novels & Stories 1963-1973   "Kurt Vonnegut: Novels & Stories, 1963-1973" [2011]
Edited by Sidney Offit

Library of America 8x5¼ hardcover [6/2011] for $23.10
includes "Cat’s Cradle" [1963], "God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater" [1965],
"Slaughterhouse-Five" [1966], "Breakfast of Champions" [1973], and
three short stories
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Frank Waters [1902-95]
books • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Frank Waters Foundation

The Man Who Killed The Deer novel by Frank Waters  "The Man Who Killed The Deer: A Novel of Pueblo Indian Life" [1942]
recommended by author Rudolfo Anaya as an essential study book about New Mexico
Swallow Press / Ohio Univ 8½x6 pb [1989] for $10.26
Pocket mass pb [12/84] out of print/120+ used
Ohio Univ Press 8x5¼ hardcover [6/42] out of print/used
Frank Waters Remembered book by Alan Louis Kishbaugh  "Deep Waters: Frank Waters Remembered In Letters and Commentary" [2017]
by Alan Louis Kishbaugh

Kindle Edition from Univ New Mexico Press [2/2017] for $34.22 {sic}
Univ New Mexico Press 9x6 hardcover [4/2017] for $34.22
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Eudora Welty [1909-2001]
browse books • IMDb listing • Broadway credits • Wikipedia

Eudora Welty site at Ole Miss
Eudora Welty Society
Eudora Welty Foundation
Eudora Welty House museum [built 1925; opened 2006] in Jackson, MS

Library of America Eudora Welty   Welty: Complete Novels [1998]
Edited by Richard Ford & Michael Kreyling

Library of America 8x5¼ hardcover [8/98] for $23.10
includes "The Robber Bridegroom" [1942 novella]; "Delta Wedding" [1946];
"The Ponder Heart" [1953]; "Losing Battles" [1970]; and Pulitzer Prize-winner
"The Optimist's Daughter" [1972]

Welty: Stories, Essays & Memoir [1998]
Edited by Richard Ford & Michael Kreyling

Library of America 8x5¼ hardcover [8/98] for $23.10
includes 41 short stories, 9 essays & the memoir "One Writer's Beginnings" [1984]

"The Ponder Heart" [PBS TV movie 2001]

Dixie Limited Railroads & the Southern Renaissance book by Joseph R. Millichap  "Dixie Limited: Railroads, Culture, and The Southern Renaissance" [2002]
by Joseph R. Millichap

"A detailed reading of the complex and often ambivalent relationships among technology, culture, and literature that railroads represent in selected writers and works of the Southern Renaissance" including literary giants Ralph Ellison, William Faulkner, Robert Penn Warren, Eudora Welty, Thomas Wolfe, and poet Dave Smith
Univ Press KY 9x6 hardcover [3/2002] for $40.00

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playwright August Wilson [1945-2005]
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won Pulitzer Prizes in 1986 & 1990
MD's August Wilson fansite

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author Herman Wouk [b. 1915 = 100 years old!]
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The Lawgiver novel by Herman Wouk  "The Lawgiver: A Novel" [2012] by Herman Wouk
Novelist Wouk has wanted to write a biography of O.T. prophet Moses for decades, and at age 97 created a structure: The daughter of a rabbi gets a chance to write & direct a script about Moses, but she must convince an Australian billionaire and also get approval of ancient writer Herman Wouk.
Kindle Edition from Simon & Schuster Digital Sales [11/2012] for $9.99
Simon & Schuster 8¼x6½ deckle-edge hardcover [11/2012] for $14.12
Sailor and Fiddler memoir by Herman Wouk  "Sailor and Fiddler: Reflections of A 100-Year-Old Author" memoir [2015]
by Herman Wouk

Kindle Edition from Simon & Schuster Digital Sales [12/2015] for $14.99
Simon & Schuster hardcover [12/2015] for $28.00

"The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial"
Broadway stageplay credits at IBDb

"The Caine Mutiny" [1951 novel] by Herman Wouk • won Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1952

Broadway stage play: original run Jan 1954 - Jan 1955 credits at IBDb

"The Caine Mutiny" feature film [Columbia PicturesJune 1954]
Directed by Edward Dmytryk; based on Wouk's stageplay, which was adapted from Wouk's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1951 novel
Starring Humphrey Bogart, Josι Ferrer, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray & E.G. Marshall; full credits at IMDb

Broadway revival May-Nov 1983 credits at IBDb

"The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial"
[Sony-Columbia/CBS tv movie May 1988]
Directed by Robert Altman [1925-2006]; teleplay by Herman Wouk, from his classic play; full credits at IMDb

Broadway revival failure May 2006 credits at IBDb

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Richard Wright [1908-60]
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University of Buffalo's Richard Wright website

"Native Son" [1940 novel]: paperback • hardcover • book entry at Wikipedia
"Native Son" b&w movie [1951]: VHS/used • credits at IMDb
"Native Son" color movie [Cinecom 1986]: VHS/used • credits at IMDb

http://www.amazon.com/Richard-Wrights-Almos-Christopher-Brooks/dp/B0002VGST4/

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Richard Yates [1926-92]
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CG's Richard Yates fansite

Revolutionary Road novel & film  RED CHECK: listed on Time Magazine's All-TIME 100 Novels (10/2005)  "Revolutionary Road" [rediscovered 1961 novel] by Richard Yates
Mired in creeping boredom in the suburbs, with unfulfilled lives and careers, a prosperous Connecticut couple decides to move with their two children to France to escape the consumer- ist demands of capitalist America. The book is compared to Updike, and described as 'well written, witty & intriguing'
Kindle Edition from Vintage/Random House [2008 edition] for $9.99
Vintage 8x5¼ pb [4/2000] for $13.00
Greenwood Press 8½x5¾ hardcover [10/71] for $85.50
book entry at Wikipedia
Revolutionary Road movie poster directed by Sam Mendes  feature film [DreamWorks Dec 2008]
Co-produced & directed by Sam Mendes; starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates & Michael Shannon; cast won Ensemble Performance Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival
Paramount widescreen color Blu-ray [6/2009] for $14.95
Paramount widescreen color DVD [6/2009] for $9.09
Paramount widescreen color DVD [6/2009] for $13.46
Nonesuch soundtrack CD [12/2008] 15 tracks for $11.88
full credits at IMDb • movie entry at Wikipedia
Richard Yates biography by Blake Bailey  
"A Tragic Honesty: The Life and Work of Richard Yates" [2003]
by Blake Bailey

Picador 8¼x5½ pb [5/2004] for $12.24
Picador 9½x6½ hardcover [7/2003] out of print/many used
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Frank Yerby [1916-91]
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