American Literature

Searchable, Sortable, List of Notable American Literature


Last Name Name AsNotedIn
Last Name Name AsNotedIn
Alcott: Louisa May Alcott
Angelou: Maya Angelou
Asimov: Isaac Asimov
Baldwin: James Baldwin
Bierce: Ambrose Bierce
Blume: Judy Blume
Bradbury: Ray Bradbury
Brown: Charles Brockden Brown
Burroughs: Edgar Rice Burroughs
Cain: James M Cain
Capote: Truman Capote
Cather: Willa Cather
Chopin: Kate Chopin
Crane: Stephen Crane
Cummings: E E Cummings
DeLillo: Don DeLillo
Diaz: Junot Diaz
Dick: Philip K Dick
Fitzgerald: F Scott Fitzgerald
Foster Wallace: David Foster Wallace
Glaspell: Susan Glaspell
Hammett: Dashiell Hammett
Harte: Bret Harte
Hawthorne: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Hemingway: Ernest Hemingway
Hughes: Langston Hughes
Irving: Washington Irving
James: Henry James
Kennedy Toole: John Kennedy Toole
King: Stephen King
Le Guin: Ursula K Le Guin
Lee: Nelle Harper Lee
Lewis: Sinclair Lewis
London: Jack London
Lovecraft: H P Lovecraft
Melville: Herman Melville
Miller: Henry Valentine Miller
Moore: Lorrie Moore
Morrisson: Toni Morrisson
O'Connor: Flannery O'Connor
Passos: John Dos Passos
Plath: Silvia Plath
Poe: Edgar Allan Poe
Porter: William Sydney Porter
Proulx: E Annie Proulx
Pynchon: Thomas Pynchon
Roth: Philip Roth
Selznick: Brian Selznick
Sheckley: Robert Sheckley
Simak: Clifford D Simak
Stein: Gertrude Stein
Steinbeck: John Steinbeck
Stowe: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Tarkington: Booth Tarkington
Tartt: Donna Tartt
Thoreau: Henry David Thoreau
Twain: Mark Twain
Updike: John Updike
Vidal: Gore Vidal
Vonnegut: Kurt Vonnegut
Walker: Alice Walker
Warren: Robert Penn Warren
Wharton: Edith Wharton
Wilkins Freeman: Mary E Wilkins Freeman
Wilson: Edmund Wilson
Wister: Owen Wister
Wolfe: Thomas Wolfe
Wouk: Herman Wouk


United States of America


A Boy's Own Story Edmund White
A Confederacy of Dunces John Kennedy Toole
A Death in the Family James Agee
A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway
A House in the Uplands Erskine Caldwell
A Prayer for Owen Meany John Irving
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (book) Mark Twain
Against the Day Thomas Pynchon
All Summer in a Day Ray Bradbury
All the King's Men (book) Robert Penn Warren
All the Pretty Horses Cormac McCarthy
American Pastoral Philip Roth
American Psycho Bret Easton Ellis
An American Tragedy Theodore Dreiser
Anagrams Lorrie Moore
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret Judy Blume
Arundel (book) Kenneth Roberts
At The Mountains of Madness (book) H P Lovecraft
Babbitt Sinclair Lewis
Beloved Toni Morrisson
Bernice Bobs Her Hair (short story) F Scott Fitzgerald
Black Spring
Henry Valentine Miller
Blind Man with a Pistol Chester Himes
Blood and Guts in High School Kathy Acker
Blood Meridian Cormac McCarthy
Breakfast at Tiffany's (book) Truman Capote
Bunner Sisters Edith Wharton
Cat's Cradle Kurt Vonnegut
Catch-22 (book) Joseph Heller
Cigarettes Harry Matthews
Contact Carl Sagan
Cutter and Bone Newton Thornburg
Dangling Man Saul Bellow
Deliverance James Dickey
Democracy Joan Didion
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (book) Philip K Dick
Dog Soldiers Robert Stone
East of Eden
John Steinbeck
Ethan Frome (book) Edith Wharton
Everything is Illuminated Jonathan Safran Foer
Everything that Rises must Converge (short story collection) Flannery O'Connor
Falconer John Cheever
Falling Man Don DeLillo
Fear of Flying Erica Jong
Flappers and Philosophers
F Scott Fitzgerald
For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway
Foundation (book) Isaac Asimov
Foundation and Empire (book)
Isaac Asimov
Franny and Zooey J D Salinger
Get Shorty Elmore Leonard
Giles Goat Boy John Barth
Giovanni's Room James Baldwin
Go Tell it on the Mountain James Baldwin
Gone With the Wind (book) Margaret Mitchell
Gravity's Rainbow Thomas Pynchon
Herzog Saul Bellow
Humboldt's Gift Saul Bellow
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Maya Angelou
I Robot Isaac Asimov
I Thought of Daisy (book) Edmund Wilson
In Cold Blood (book) Truman Capote
In Watermelon Sugar Richard Brautigan
Infinite Jest (book) David Foster Wallace
Interview With a Vampire (book) Ann Rice
Invisible Man (Ellisson book) Ralph Ellisson
It Can't Happen Here (book)
Sinclair Lewis
Jonah's Gourd Vine: A Novel
Zora Neale Hurston
Junkie William S Burroughs
La Brava Elmore Leonard
Last of the Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper
Like Life Lorrie Moore
Little Women Louisa May Alcott
Lolita (book) Vladimir Nabokov
Look Homeward, Angel Thomas Wolfe
Lost Language of Cranes David Leavitt
Love Medicine Louise Erdrich
Main Street (book) Sinclair Lewis
Mao II Don DeLillo
Miss Lonelyhearts (book) Nathanael West
Moby Dick (book) Herman Melville
Moon Palace Paul Auster
Myra Breckinridge Gore Vidal
Native Son Richard Wright
Neuromancer William Gibson
Nightwood Djuna Barnes
Of Mice and Men (book) John Steinbeck
Old Man and the Sea (book) Ernest Hemingway
On the Road Jack Kerouac
Passing Nella Larsen
Play It As It Lays Joan Didion
Poisonwood Bible Barbara Kingsolver
Portnoy's Complaint Philip Roth
Possessing the Secret of Joy Alice Walker
Pricksongs and Descants Robert Coover
Quicksand (Larsen book) Nella Larsen
Rabbit is Rich John Updike
Rabbit Redux John Updike
Rabbit, Run John Updike
Reasons to Live Amy Hempel
Red Harvest Dashiell Hammett
Requim for a Dream Hubert Selby
Revolutionary Road (book) Richard Yates
Rip Van Winkle Washington Irving
Second Foundation (book)
Isaac Asimov
Sister Carrie Theodore Dreiser
Smoke Bellew
Jack London
Somebody in Boots
Nelson Algren
Sometimes a Great Notion Ken Kesey
Song of Solomon (book) Toni Morrisson
Sophie's Choice William Styron
Stone Junction Jim Dodge
Stranger in a Strange Land Robert A Heinlein
Tarzan of the Apes Edgar Rice Burroughs
Tender is the Night F Scott Fitzgerald
The Adventures of Augie March Saul Bellow
The Age of Innocence (book) Edith Wharton
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay Michael Chabon
The Assistant Bernard Malamud
The Autobiography of Alice B Toklas (book) Gertrude Stein
The Awakening Kate Chopin
The Bell Jar Silvia Plath
The Black Dahlia James Ellroy
The Bluest Eye Toni Morrisson
The Book of Daniel E L Doctorow
The Catcher in the Rye (book)