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Top 10 Writer In USA

Best Writers in USA

By Praveen KumarPublished about a year ago 4 min read
  Top 10 Writer In USA
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1. William Golding

William Golding was a Nobel Prize-winning British novelist, poet, and playwright. He is best known for his 1954 novel Lord of the Flies, which tells the story of a group of young boys stranded on a desert island and their struggle to survive and govern themselves. Golding also wrote Pincher Martin (1956), Free Fall (1959), The Inheritors (1955), The Spire (1964), and Rites of Passage (1980), among other works. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1983.

2.Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is an American novelist, editor, and professor. She is best known for her novels about the African-American experience, including her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Beloved. She is also the author of The Bluest Eye, Sula, Song of Solomon, and many other works. Morrison has won numerous awards, including the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993. She is a professor emeritus at Princeton University, where she taught for 17 years

3.Harper Lee

Harper Lee was an American novelist best known for her novel To Kill a Mockingbird, published in 1960. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1961, and her book was later made into a highly successful movie. Lee wrote only one other novel, Go Set a Watchman, which was published in 2015. She died in 2016, at the age of 89.

4. F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby is a classic novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The novel is set in the 1920s and follows the life of Jay Gatsby, a wealthy man who is obsessed with the former love of his life, Daisy Buchanan. Gatsby throws lavish parties in an attempt to win Daisy back, but the novel ultimately examines the American dream and its effects on those who chase it. The novel is filled with themes of wealth, love, and materialism and is often seen as a commentary on the Jazz Age of the 1920s.

5.James Baldwin

American novelist and civil rights activist, said “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” This statement speaks to the importance of facing difficult situations in order to bring about change. Baldwin's statement encourages us to confront the reality of any given situation, no matter how difficult, as a necessary step in seeking to bring about positive change. He reminds us that without facing the facts, nothing can be done to create a better future.

6.Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was a renowned poet, author, and civil rights activist. She is best known for her autobiographical works, such as I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, as well as her inspiring poetry. Her works often explored themes of racism, identity, and resilience. Angelou was an outspoken advocate for civil rights and social justice, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011. She died in 2014 at the age of 86.

7.William Faulkner

William Faulkner (1897-1962) was an American novelist and short story writer from Mississippi. He is best known for his works such as As I Lay Dying, The Sound and the Fury, and Absalom, Absalom! He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1949 for his "powerful and artistically unique contribution to the modern American novel." He is considered one of the most influential writers of the 20th century and is often cited as one of the greatest writers in American literature.

8.Truman Capote

The selected book is In Cold Blood by Truman Capote. In Cold Blood is a non-fiction novel by Truman Capote, published in 1966. It details the 1959 murders of four members of the Herbert Clutter family in the small farming community of Holcomb, Kansas. Capote reconstructed the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the perpetrators, Perry Smith and Richard Hickock. The book was a commercial success, and Capote spent several years working on the book, culminating in a six-year period of research and interviews from which he wrote the book.

9.John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck was an American novelist, short story writer, and playwright. He is best known for writing the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath and the novella Of Mice and Men. Steinbeck wrote over twenty novels and won numerous awards for his writing, including the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1962. His works often explored the struggles of the working class and the plight of migrant workers during the Great Depression. Steinbeck is also noted for his strong environmentalism and exploration of California's landscapes

10.James Baldwin

James Baldwin was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. His essays, as collected in Notes of a Native Son (1955), explore intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in Western societies, most notably in mid-20th-century America. His novels and plays fictionalize personal questions and dilemmas amid complex social and psychological pressures thwarting the equitable integration of not only African Americans, but also gay and bisexual men. Baldwin's works have been considered among some of the most influential writings of the twentieth century and continue to be studied in high schools and universities around the world.


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