John Steinbeck (February 27, 1902 - December 20, 1968) was an American author whose works include novels, short stories and works of non-fiction. Steinbeck won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962. He also won the Pulitzer Prize in 1940 for his novel The Grapes of Wrath. Many of his works have also been adapted as movies.
His works include
- East of Eden
- Of Mice and Men
- The Grapes of Wrath
- The Red Pony
- Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research
- The Moon Is Down
- The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights
- Quotations by and about John Steinbeck on Wikiquote.
- John Steinbeck on the official Nobel Prize website.
- National Steinbeck Center, Salinas, California.