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    John Steinbeck - favorite author of 20th century American literature

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  • Steven Myers

    nypl: Happy 112th Birthday to John Steinbeck, American writer and author of literature favorites like The Grapes of Wrath, East of Eden, and Of Mice and Men! This photo of him comes from our Berg Collection located in the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. Step into one of our NYPL branches and check out a book on or about John Steinbeck. #john steinbeck #birthday #lit #nypl #the grapes of wrath #east of eden #of mice and men #celebrate 683 notes

  • Kelly Buch

    "Try to understand men. If you understand each other you will be kind to each other. Knowing a man well never leads to hate and almost always leads to love." (John Steinbeck) #steinbeck #johnsteinbeck

  • Bonnie Collage

    John Steinbeck (American, 1902–1968), writer of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath, gives writing tips during his interview in the Fall 1975 issue of The Paris Review. Here are two. “Abandon the idea that you are ever going to finish. Lose track of the 400 pages and write just one page for each day, it helps. Then when it gets finished, you are always surprised.” ~

  • Anne Stachura

    (John Steinbeck) on Awesome People Reading Books Blog: http://awesomepeoplereading.tumblr.com

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