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Beloved, by toni morrison, center, was chosen as the best american fiction of the last 25 years runners-up were, from left: philip roth, cormac mccarthy, john updike and don delillo. You are here: home / william shakespeare resources / 20 best american authors america has a great and proud literary tradition novels, plays and poems pour out of the united states, with increasing numbers of women, african american, native american and hispanic writers making a strong contribution. F scott fitzgerald, one of the major american writers of the twentieth century, is a figure whose life and works embody powerful myths about the american dream of success the great gatsby , considered by many to be fitzgerald's finest work and the book for which he is best known, is a portrait of the jazz age (1920s) in all its decadence. We maintain a curated and growing collection of over 11,000 titles covering century of black literature and nonfiction you'll find reviews, bestsellers lists, awards, excerpts, publisher information, and a variety of purchase options for african american books and black literature from around the world.
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