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Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne

  Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American short story writer and romance novelist who is best known for his short stories and two widely read novels; The Scarlet Letter (1850) and The House of …

Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams

  He was brilliant and prolific, breathing life and passion into such memorable characters as Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski in his critically acclaimed A Street Car Named Desire. And like …

William Faulkner

William Faulkner

  A Southern writer through and through, William Cuthbert Falkner (the original spelling of his last name) was born in the small town of New Albany, Mississippi, on September 25, …

John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck

  Born in 1902 in California, he is an American novelist best known for The Grapes of Wrath, which summed up the bitterness of the Great Depression decade and aroused widespread sympathy for the …

Salinger

J.D Salinger

  D. Salinger, best known for his controversial novel The Catcher in the Rye (1951), is recognized by critics and readers alike as one of the most popular and influential authors of …

Mark Twain

Mark Twain

  Christened as Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Mark Twain was born on November 30, 1835 in the small river town of Florida, Missouri, just 200 miles from Indian Territory. The sixth …

Jack London

Jack London

  Jack London, pseudonym of John Griffith Chaney was born in 1876, San Francisco. He was an American novelist and short-story writer whose best-known works, among them The Call of the …