100 Must-Read American Novels: Discover your next great read...

100 Must-Read American Novels: Discover your next great read...

by Nick Rennison, Ed Wood

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100 Must-Read American Novels: Discover your next great read... by Nick Rennison, Ed Wood

Which 100 novels represent the finest American literature ever produced? Let this book be your guide.

Ordered A-Z by author this latest title in the popular Must-Read series provides a rich resource for your reading. It features 100 titles from 19th century classics: Melville's Moby Dick and Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, to the 1920s generation: Hemingway, F Scott Fitzgerald and William Faulkner, the Beat generation (Kerouac's On the Road) to the major writers of today: Toni Morrison (Beloved) Michael Chabon (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay), Jonathan Franzen (The Corrections), Donna Tartt (The Secret History) and Barbara Kingsolver (The Poisonwood Bible).

All the major figures are covered from Fenimore Cooper to the present day, as well as lesser known and more offbeat writers that you may not yet have discoverd such as Dawn Powell, William Maxwell and Marilynne Robinson.

The Read-On suggestions provide up to 500 recommendations for further titles and a long Introduction provides contextual and historical background on American fiction, providing great value and everything you need to expand your range of reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781408130919
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 10/27/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 238 KB

About the Author

Nick Rennison is a bookseller, editor and freelance writer. He reviews new titles for Waterstones Books Quarterly and is author of other titles in the Must-Read series as well as the Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide.

Ed Wood is the Editor for Waterstones Books Quarterly.
Nick Rennison is a bookseller, editor and freelance writer. He reviews new titles for Waterstones Books Quarterly.

Nick Rennison has worked as a bookseller, editor, and freelance writer. His publications include The Blue Plaque Guide to London (1999), Poets on Poets (1997), and the Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide to Crime Fiction (2003).
Ed Wood is the Editor for Waterstones Books Quarterly.

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