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American Early Science Fiction Authors

Authors and their works.
H. P. Lovecraft
The Call of Cthulhu (1928)
Isaac Asimov
I, Robot (1950)
Ray Bradbury
The Martian Chronicles (1950)
Fahrenheit 451 (1953)
Something Wicked This Way Comes (1962)
Robert Heinlein
Stranger in a Strange Land (1961)
Shirley Jackson
"The Lottery" (1948)
Saul Bellow
Nobel Prize 1976
The Adventures of Augie March (1953)
Norman Mailer
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)
Alice Walker
The Color Purple (1982)
Sandra Cisneros
The House on Mango Street
Toni Morrison
Nobel Prize 1993
Beloved (1987)
Amy Tan
The Joy-Luck Club (1989)
Maya Angelou
"On the Pulse of Morning" read at Bill Clinton's 1993 inauguration
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969)
Tim O'Brien
The Things They Carried (1990)
-Semi auto-biographical novel of Vietnam War experiences
Elizabeth Alexander
"Praise Song for the Day" read at Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration