American Literature

Native American Literature authors

Native American Literature authors

Is a term originally coined by critic Kenneth Lincoln in the 1983 book Literary work [edit] In, Lincoln explores the significant increase in…

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Good Books Great writers

Good Books Great writers

Have you ever wished you could peer inside the mind of one of the greatest writers in the world and find out exactly what makes them tick? Well……

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Best Books About America

Best Books About America

Two titles short-listed for this year’s Dolman Travel Book Award deal in very different ways with the US: In American Smoke (Penguin) Iain Sinclair…

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Never Gonna Look Back

Never Gonna Look Back

You were there from the start, An open mind that could pull you apart, Laying low, broken mast, Meant we were sailing on two separate paths…

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Popular Book writers

Popular Book writers

Picture your favorite author writing a new book. Where is she sitting? What is she using to write? A computer, a typewriter, pen and pad, taking…

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Which Books have you read?

Which Books have you read?

A master storyteller beloved by children and grown-ups alike, Roald Dahl crafted amazing tales that are by turns enchanting and unsettling. You’ve…

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List of Famous writers

List of Famous writers

I left reading novels and storybooks a long time ago but then I guess I started with J.K. Rowling when Harry Potter came out. Later, I started…

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Puritan authors American Literature

Puritan authors American Literature

The Puritans were a group of Protestants in England during the 16th and 17th century who founded their reforming movement due to their dissatisfaction…

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Great Contemporary Novels

Great Contemporary Novels

This morning, we woke up to a poll over at Publisher’s Weekly‘s blog, PWxyz, asking readers to identify the Great American Novel. Fun! While…

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What is a Contemporary Authors?

What is a Contemporary Authors?

The parameters of both Contemporary and Postcolonial , the adjectives that preface the writers included within this section, are each astonishingly…

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Greatest Authors

Greatest Authors

I. “I have advice for people who want to write. I don’t care whether they’re 5 or 500. There are three things that are important: First, if you…

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Great works of American Literature

Great works of American Literature

For 44 years, PBS’s Masterpiece franchise has brought high-end Britain TV programs to American audiences. While the ultra-successful Downton…

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MODERNISM American Literature

MODERNISM American Literature

1. a response to sense of social breakdown -reaction to WW I -visual arts, Picasso, schooled as realist, became cubists, surrealism 2. sees…

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American Literature canon list

American Literature canon list

Last week, a member of the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto presented this dilemma: She had a Latino American high school student in one of her…

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Top American Literature

Top American Literature

I am a freak for the American road trip. And I m not alone, as some of this country s best writers have taken a shot at describing that quintessentially…

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