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Author Famous work(s)
JamesAgee A Death in the Family,
Let us Now Praise Famous Men,
Cotton Tenants; Three Families,
The Morning Watch, Permit Me Voyage, a Mothers Tale
Louisa May Alcott
aka A. M. Barnard.
Little Women, Little Men, Eight Cousins, Jo's Boys,
Rose in Bloom, Good Wives,
A Long Fatal Love Chase,
Under the Lilacs
James Baldwin The Fire Next Time, Another Country, Go Tell It To The Mountain, Just Above My Head, Notes of a Native Son
L. Frank Baum nee Lyman Frank Baum The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Ozma of Oz, The Emerald City of Oz, Tik-Tok of Oz ,
The Raod to Oz
Judy Blume Are You There, God?
It's Me, Margaret, Freckle Juice, Tiger Eyes, Forever, Smart Women, Deenie, Blubber, Iggie's House
Saul Bellows, nee Solomon Bellows The Aventures of Augie March, Henderson the Rain King, Herzog, Mr. Sammler's Planet, Seize the Day, Humboldt's Gift,Ravelstein.
Stephen Vincent Benét John Brown’s Body,
The Devil and Daniel Webster, Johnny Appleseed, Western Star, The Last Circle, America
Ray Bradbury Fahrenheit 45, the Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, Dandelion Wine,
The Halloween Tree,
The October Country
Dee Brown Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, Creek Mary's Blood, American West,
The Fetterman Massacre, Showdown at Little Big Horn
Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzan of the Apes,
A Princess of Mars, The Gods of Mars, John Carter of Mars
William Seward. Burroughs
aka William Lee
Naked Lunch, Junky, Queer, The Soft Machine, Cities of the Red Night, The Yage Letters, the Wild Boys
Truman Capote In Cold Blood, The Grass Harp, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Summer Crossing, House of Flowers, Miriam, the Dogs Bark, The Muses are Heard
Dale Carnegie How to Win Friends and Influence People
Rachel Carson Silent Spring, Under The Sea Wind, The Sea Around Us, The Sense of Wonder
Willa Cather My Antonia, One of Ours, The Song of the Lark, A Lost Lady, Sapphira and the Slave Girl,
O Pioneers
Taylor Caldwell nee Janet Miriam Holland Taylor Caldwell aka, Marcus Holland,
Max Reiner,
J. Miriam Reback
Captains and the Kings,
Dead and Glorious Physicians, Great Lion of God,
A Prologue to Love, Testimony of Two Men, Answer as a Man, Turnbulls,
Romance of Atlantis,
Glory and the Lightning
James Fenimore Cooper The Last of the Mohicans,
The Deerslayer, The Praire,
The Spy, The Red Rover, Precaution,
The American Democrat
Stephen Crane The Red Badge of Courage,
Black Riders and Other Lines,
George’s Mother,
The Third Violet
Pete Dexter Paris Trout, God's Pocket, Deadwood, Brotherly Love, The Paperboy, Train
Joan Didion The White Album, The Year of Magical Thinking, Play It As It Lies, Blue Nights, A Book of Common Prayer, "Run, River"
Stephen Daye The Bay Psalm Book
Emily Dickinson Selected Poems, The Gorgeous Nothings, 'Im Nobody Who Are You, Tutte le poesie
Annie Dillard Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, the Writing Life, An American Childhood, Holy The Firm,
For the Time Being , the Living
John Dos Passos, nee
John Roderigo Dos Passos
USA, Manhattan Transfer, The 42nd Parallel, Three Soldiers, The Big Money, 1919, Streets of Night
Frederick Douglass Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass,
The Heroic Slave,
Escape From Slavery,
Theodore Dreiser An American Tragedy, Sister Carrie, The Financier, Jennie Gerhardt, The Titan, The Stoic, the Genius, Twelve Men
W. E. B. Du Bois The Souls of Black Folk,
The Negro, Darkwater,
Dark Princess, John Brown, t\The Qsuest For the Silver Fleece
Thomas Stearns Eliot, aka T.S. Eliot The Hollow Man, The Rock,
The Waste Land,
The Love Song of J,Alfred Prufrock., After Strange Gods, Murder in the Cathedral, "Ode, Song to the Opherian", . Little Gidding, Four Quarters
Ralph Ellison
Invisible Man, Shadow and Act, Three Days Before the Shooting, Going to the Territory
William Faulkner
Light in August, As I Lay Dying, A Rose For Emily,
The Sound and the Fury, "Absalom, Absalom !",
Light in August, Sanctuary, Go Down Moses, the Reivers, Intruder in the Dust
Edna Ferber
So Big, Giant, Show Boat, Saratoga Trunk, Ice Palace, Stage Door, One Basket,
Great Son, American Beauty,
Come and Get It, The Girls,
A Kind of Magic
F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby,Tender is the Night, This Side of Paradixe, The Beautiful and the Damned, Tales of the Jazz Age, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,
All the Sad Young Men,
The Pat Hobby Sories
Benjamin Franklin Poor Richard's Almanack, The Way to Wealth, The Morals of Chess, Wit and Wisdom
Betty Friedan The Feminine Mystique,
The Second Stage.
The Fountain of Age,
LIfe So Far, Beyond Gender
Milton and Rosemary Friedman Free to Choose: A Personal Statement
Rosemary Freidman The General Practice, Aristide, Paris Summer, An Eligible Man, Proofs of Affection
Robert Frost New Hampshire, The Road Not Taken, North of Boston
Allen Ginsberg Howl and Other Poems, The Yage Letters, Kaddish and Other Poems, Planet News, Reality Sandwiches,
Pull My Daisy, Mind Breaths
Fred Gipson Old Yeller, Savage Sam, Hound Dog Man, Little Arliss, Sounder, Curly and the Wild Boar, the Home Place
Ivan Goig The Sea Runners, English Creek, Ride With Me,
Bucking the Sun, Work Song, Sweet Thunder
Zane Grey Riders of the Purple Sage, Spirit of the Border, The Lone Star Ranger, The Rainbow Trail. Tonto Basin, the Day of the Beast, The Buffalo Hunter
Alexander Hamilton Federalist Papers
Alex Haley Roots, Queen, Mama Flora's Family, Raices, Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
Francis Brett Harte Plain Language from Truthful James, Sally Dows,
The Lost Galleon and Other Tales, The Heathen Chinee,
The Luck of Roaring Camp.
Nathaniel Hawthorne The Scarlet Letter,
The House of Seven Gables, Young Goodman Brown, Twice-told Tales,
The Blithedale Romance, The Marble Fawn, The birth-mark, The Minister's Blavk Veil
Robert Anson
Stranger in a Strange Land, Starship Troopers, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, Time Enough for Love The Door  Into Summer, Methuselah's Children, Double Star, The Puppet Masters, Glory Road
Joseph Heller Catch-22, Closing Time,
Good As Gold,
Picture This,
No Laughing Matter
Lillian Hellman The Children's Hour ,
Days to Come, The Little Foxes, Watch on the Rhine,
The Searching Wind, Montserrat,The Lark, Candide,
The Autumn Garden,
Toys in the Attic
Ernest Hemmingway The Sun Also Rises,
Old Man and the Sea,
A Farewell To Arms,
For Whom the Bell Tolls, A Moveable Feast, To Have and Have Not, In our Time,
Death in the Afternoon
O. Henry, nee
William Sydney Porter
The Gift of the Magi,
The Ransom of Red Chief, Cabbages and Kings, The Cop and the Anthem, After Twenty Years, Waifs and Strays, Heart of the West, The Gentle Grafter
John Hersey A Bell for Adano, Hiroshimam, The Wall, A Single Pepple,
White Lotus, Blues, Antonietta, The Call, The War Lover
Oliver Wendell Holmes The Common Law
William Dean Howells The Rise of Silas Lapham, A Hazard of New Fortunes, A modern Instance, Venetian Life, Christmas Every Day, A Traveler From Altruuria,Criticism and Fiction, The Wedding Journey, Annie Kilburn, April Hopes
William Inge Bus Stop, Picnic, Splendor in the Grass," Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff", Wher's Daddy
Washington Irving Gent. (includes The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle), Tales of the Alhambra, The Devil and Tom Walker, Tales of a Traveller, Bracebridge Hall, Old Christmas, Astoria
Henry James The Turn of the Screw,
Daisy MIller, The Golden Bowl,
What Maisie Knew,
The American, The Aspen Papers,
The Tragic Muse, The Spoils of Poynton, Italian Hours, The Sacred Fount, the Middle Years
John Jay Federalist Papers
Thomas Jefferson The Declaration of Independence
Sarah Orne Jewett Dark Age, The Girl Who Lived Twice, A Country Doctor, The Coountry of the Pointed Pines
MacKinley Kantor Andersonville, Spirit Lake, Gettysburg, Valley Forge, Glory For Me, God and My Country
Jean-Louis Kerouac On the Road, The Dharma Bums, Big Sur, Visions of Cody, Desolation Angels, Tristessa, Vanity of Suluoz, Doctor Sax, Maggie Cassody, The Sea is My Brother, Visions of Gerard
Ken Kesey One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion, Sailor Song, Demon Box, The Further Inquiry, Last Go Round, Caverns
Stephen King Misery, Cujo, Pet Sematary, Cell, The Running Man,
The Colorado Kid, Carrie,
Duma Key, The Langoliers,
Alfred C. Kinsey Sexual Behavior in the Human Male
Harper Lee nee
Nelle Harper Lee
To Kill a Mockingbird, So Set a Watchman, Broken, I Am Scout
Meriwether Lewis History of the Expedition Under the Command of the Captains Lewis and Clark
Sinclair Lewis
Main Street, Babbitt, Arrowsmith, It Can;t Happen Here, Dodsworth, Free Air, Kingsblood Royal,
Cass Timberlane, The Job
Jack London White Fang, The Call of the Wild , The Iron Heel, South Sea Tales, Hearts of Three, Smoke Bellew, The Sea-Wolf
Sarah J. Maas Throne of Glass,
Assassin and the Pirate Lord,
Crown of Midnight
Peter Mass Serpico, The Valachi Papers, King of the Gypsies, Manhunt,
In a Child's Name
James Madison Federalist Papers
Herman Melville Moby Dick, Bartleby, Typee, Omoo, The Confidence Man, Benito Cereno, Redbum, Mardi, White Jacket, The Piazza Tales
Margaret Mitchell
Gone With the Wind, Lost Layen, Before Scarlett, Jilly and Sneezle, Pour Parler, Affires
Toni Morrison Beloved, The Bluest Eye, Sula,
Tar Baby, The Book of Mean People, Paradise, Desdemona
Ralph Nader Unsafe at Any Speed, the Seventeen Traditions, Only the Super Rich Can Save Us, Lemon Book , The Good Fight
Anais Nin Delta of Venus, Henry and June, Little Birds, Ladders to Fire
A Spy in the House of Love, House of Incest ,
Under a Glass Bell
Frank Norris The Octopus, Mcteague, The Pit, Vandover and the Brute, A Man's Woman, Moran of the Lady Letty
Scott O'Dell The Black Pearl, Islan of the Blue Dolphins, Sing Down the Moon, Zia, The King's Fifth, "Black Star, Bright Dawn", Sarah Bishop,
My Name is Not Angelica
Eugene O'Neill A Long Day's Journey into Night, The Iceman Cometh.
The First Man, The Straw,
The Moon of the Caribbees
Thomas Paine Common Sense, Rights of Man, Age of Reason
Edgar Allan Poe The Raven , Annabel Lee,
The Fall of the House of Usher, Eulalie, Tamerlane,
The Masque of the Red Death
Ezra Weston Loomis Pound Ripostes, Hugh Selwyn Mauberley , The Cantos
Ayn Rand Atlas Shrugged, We Are Living,
The Fountainhead, Anthem,
The Virtue of Selfishness,
The Romantic Manifesto,
The Voice of Reason
Jacob August Riis How the Other Half Lives,
The Battle with the Slum,
Nibsy's Christmas,
Hero Tales of the Far North
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings The Yearling, Croos Creek Cookery, The Secret River, The Sojourner, South Moon Under, Blood of My Blood,
When the Whipporsill
Irma Rombauer Joy of Cooking, Main Course Dishes, All About Grilling
Nora Roberts, nee
Eleanor Marie Robertson,
aka  J. D. Robb,
Sarah Hardesty,
Jill Marsh
The Witness, Dark Witch, The Perfect Hope, Vision In White, Shadow Spell, The Last Boyfriend, The next Always, Whiskey Beach, The Collector , Blue Dahlia, Black Rose,
The Pagan Stone, Blood Brothers, Carolina Moon
Philip Roth Portnoy's Complaint,
Goodbye Columbus, American Pastoral, The Human Stain,
The Plot Against America, Sabbath's Theater, Nemesis
Carl Sagan Cosmos, Billions and Billions, The Dragons of Eden, Contact
J.D. Salinger The Catcher in the Rye,
Franny and Zooey,
A Perfect Day for Bananafish,
For Esme with Love and Squalor
Margaret Sanger Family Limitation.
Woman and the New Race,
The Pivot of Civilization,
What Every Girl Should Know, Happiness in Mariage, Motherhood in Bondage
Anya Seton (nee
Ann Seton Chase)
Katherine, Foxfire, Avalon,
Green Darkness,
The Winthrop Woman,
Dragonwyck, Devil Water,
The Hearth and the Eagle
Dr. Seuss The Cat in the Hat, Gren Eggs and Ham, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Lorax, Horton Hears a Who!, Fox in Socks
Upton Sinclair The Jungle, Oil, Dragon's Teeth, The Brass Check, King Coal,
The Return of Lanny Budd, World's End, The Book of Life, The Profits of Religion,
The Flivver King, The Moneychangers
Betty Smith A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Tomorrow Will Be Better,
Joy in the Morning, Maggie-now, Un albero cresce a Brooklyn,
A River Baby
Benjamin Spock The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care, A Better World for Our Children
John Steinbeck The Grapes of Wrath,
Of Mice and Men,
East of Eden, Pearl,
Travels With Charley,
Tortilla Flat, The Red Pony,
The Winter of Our Discontent, The Long Valley,
The Pastures of Heaven
Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's Cabin, Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp,
The Minister's Wooing,
Palmetto Leaves
Gay Talese Thy Neighbor's Wife,
Honor Thy Father, Unto the Sons, Fame and Obscurity
Amy Tan The Joy Luck Club,
The Valley of Amazement,
The Kitchen God's Wife,
The Hundred Secret Senses, Saving Fish From Drowning.
Henry David Thoreau Walden, Civil Disobedience, Cape Cod, The Maine Woods, Walking, Life Without Principles,
Wild Apples,
A Plea for Caprain John Brown
James Tiptree nee
Alice Bradley Sheldon
aka Raccoona Sheldon
Science fiction/ Birth of a Salesman, Painwise,
Love Is the Plan the Plan Is Death, The Women Men Don’t See
Alvin Toffler Future Shock, The Third Wave, Revolutionary Wealth,
War and Anti-war,
The Adaptive Corporation,
Creating a New Civilization
John Kennedy Toole A Confederacy of Dunces,
The Neon Bible
Esther Forbes Johnny Tremain, America's Paul Revere, A Mirror for Witches,
O Genteel Lady!, Rainbow on the Road
Mark Twain The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,
Adventures of  Huckleberry Finn. The Prince and the Pauper, The Innocents Abroad, The Jumping Frog, The Gilded Age
John Updike Rabbit Run, Rabbit Redux,
Rabbit is Rich, Rabbit at Rest,
The Centaur, Couples,The Witches of Eastwick
Leon Uris Exodus, The Raj,
Mila 18, QB VII, Trinity, Armageddon, Topaz, Mitla Pass, The Angry Hills
Kurt Vonnegut Slaughterhouse Five, Cat;s Cradle, Breakfast of Champions, Mother Night, Galapagos
The Sirens of Titan, Player Piano,
James D. Watson The Double Helix," Genes, Girls and Gamow", Recombinant DNA
Noah Webster A Grammatical Institute of the
English Language
Edith Wharton The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, The Custom of the Country, Summer, The Buccaneers, Old New York
E. B. White Charlotte's Web,
The Elements of Style,
The Trumpet of the Swan, Here is New York, One Man's Meat, Wilbur's Adventure
Walt Whitman Leaves of Grass,
Song of Myself,
O Captain! My Captain!,
Thornton Wilder Our Town: A Play, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, The Ides of March, The Cabala,
The Woman of Andros, Heaven's My Destination, Queens of France
Tennessee"Williams nee Thomas "Tennessee" Lanier The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, One Arm, American Blues,
Hard Dandy: A Book of Stories,
Moise and the World of Reason, Three by Tennessee, Dragon Country, Candles To the Sun, Baby Doll
Thomas Wolfe "Look Homeward, Angel", You Can't Go Home,
Of Time and the River,
The Web and the Rock,
From Death to Morning,
The Lost Boy
Booker T. Washington Up from Slavery,
Character Building, The Negro Problem, My Larger Education,
Frederick Douglas,
The Man Farthest Down
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