News, book excerpts, events, bookstore listings, and related links for authors and writers.
John Steinbeck: The California Novels
Character lists, chapter summaries, maps, publishing histories and book cover art for The Pastures of Heaven, The Red Pony, To A God Unknown, Tortilla Flat, In Dubious Battle, Of Mice And Men, The Long Valley, The Grapes Of Wrath, Cannery Row, East of Eden and Sweet Thursday.
Voices from the Dust Bowl
Online presentation of a multi-format ethnographic field collection documenting the everyday life of residents of Farm Security Administration (FSA) migrant work camps in central California in 1940 and 1941.