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Creator: Sinclair Lewis
Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) was an American author and the first American winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. (He also won a Pulitzer Prize, which he rejected). He achieved fame for his satiric portrayals of American life. His novels Main Street, Babbitt, Elmer Gantry and It Can't Happen Here remain well known, though many of his other novels remain in print as well. Little Bear Bongo, which he wrote as short story for Cosmopolitan magazine, was adapted by Walt Disney as a segment of the animated feature film Fun and Fancy Free.


  • Hike and the Aeroplane (Published under a pseudonym) (1912)
  • Our Mr. Wrenn (1914)
  • The Trail of the Hawk (1915)
  • The Job (1917)
  • The Innocents (1917)
  • Free Air (1919)
  • Main Street (1920)
  • Babbitt (1922)
  • Arrowsmith (1925)
  • Mantrap (1926)
  • Elmer Gantry (1927)
  • The Man Who Knew Coolidge (1928)
  • Dodsworth (1929)
  • Little Bear Bongo (1930)
  • Ann Vickers (1933)
  • Work of Art (1934)
  • It Can't Happen Here (1935)
  • The Prodigal Parents (1938)
  • Bethel Merriday (1940)
  • Gideon Planish (1943)
  • Cass Timberlane (1945)
  • Kingsblood Royal (1947)
  • The God-Seeker (1949)
  • World So Wide (posthumous) (1951)
George Bernard ShawNobel Prize in LiteratureGabriela Mistral
The Age of InnocencePulitzer PrizeThe Good Earth
David LevithanAuthorsThomas Ligotti

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