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American Authors


Whether you’re looking for a notable name from classic American literature
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Kurt
Vonnegut

Born in Indianapolis in 1922, he witnessed the bombing of Dresden during WWII—inspiring his greatest work.











John
Steinbeck

Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, he wrote more than 25 novels opening windows into real life in America.











Ray
Bradbury

In a career spanning more than 70 years, he wrote close to 50 novels, winning a National Medal of Arts and a Pulitzer.











Cormac
McCarthy

This National Book Award-winning author worked as an auto mechanic in Chicago while writing his first novel.











Sarah
Vowell

This best-selling author can be heard on public radio’s This American Life and as a voice in Pixar’s The Incredibles.






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Maya Angelou
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings


Dr. Seuss
How the Grinch Stole Christmas


Stephen King
Revival


Edgar Allan Poe
The Raven

Ernest Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea


James Baldwin
Go Tell It On the Mountain


John Green
Turtles All the Way Down


Mark Twain
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

George R. R. Martin
A Game of Thrones


Hunter S. Thompson
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas


David Foster Wallace
Infinite Jest


David Sedaris
Calypso


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