H. P. Lovecraft
The Call of Cthulhu (1928)
I, Robot (1950)
The Martian Chronicles (1950)
Fahrenheit 451 (1953)
Something Wicked This Way Comes (1962)
Stranger in a Strange Land (1961)
"The Lottery" (1948)
Nobel Prize 1976
The Adventures of Augie March (1953)
The Naked and the Dead (1948)
The Executioner's Song (1979)
Hunter S. Thompson
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1972)
Known for "Gonzo journalism" in which the reporter becomes involved in the story to the point of becoming the center of the story
Isaac Bashevis Singer, wrote in Yiddish
Nobel Prize 1978
A Day of Pleasure, Stories of a Boy Growing Up in Warsaw (1969)
The Color Purple (1982)
The House on Mango Street
Nobel Prize 1993
The Joy-Luck Club (1989)
"On the Pulse of Morning" read at Bill Clinton's 1993 inauguration
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969)
The Things They Carried (1990)
-Semi auto-biographical novel of Vietnam War experiences
"Praise Song for the Day" read at Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration
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