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The Chronology of American Literature in the 20th Century: 1930-1939

This is the 8th instalment of my chronology of American fiction. It is a list of novels & short story collections by American authors published in 1930-1939. There are 10 Pulitzer Prize winners as well as works by Nobel Prize winners Pearl S. Buck, Faulkner, Hemingway, Steinbeck, I.B. Singer and Sinclair Lewis. (For aficionados of book covers: if a book icon didn't exist in the database (which was about 70% of the time), I created its icon, as often as possible, using an early cover.)
Click on the link to go to the previous instalment, which covers 1940-1949.
The source is "The Chronology of American Literature: America's Literary Achievements from the Colonial Era to Modern Times" by Daniel S. Burt (2004).
The books by year are are:
1930: 1-22
1931: 23-43
1932: 44-70
1933: 71-93
1934: 94-128
1935: 129-156
1936: 157-183
1937: 184-212
1938: 213-234
1939: 235-261
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The Mother (Sholem Asch)
The Mother (Sholem Asch)
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Years of Grace by Margaret Ayer Barnes
Years of Grace by Margaret Ayer Barnes
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Wedding Day and Other Stories (Kay Boyle)
Wedding Day and Other Stories (Kay Boyle)
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Destry Rides Again (Max Brand)
Destry Rides Again (Max Brand)
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The 42nd Parallel (John Dos Passos)
The 42nd Parallel (John Dos Passos)
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As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
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Cimarron (Edna Ferber)
Cimarron (Edna Ferber)
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The Maltese Falcon (Dashiell Hammett)
The Maltese Falcon (Dashiell Hammett)
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Not Without Laughter (Langston Hughes)
Not Without Laughter (Langston Hughes)
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The Secret of the Old Clock (Carolyn Keene)
The Secret of the Old Clock (Carolyn Keene)
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Laments for the Living (Dorothy Parker)
Laments for the Living (Dorothy Parker)
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Parlor, Bedlam and Bath (S. J. Perelman)
Parlor, Bedlam and Bath (S. J. Perelman)
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Flowering Judas and Other Stories (Katherine Anne Porter)
Flowering Judas and Other Stories (Katherine Anne Porter)
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A Voyage to Purilia (Elmer Rice)
A Voyage to Purilia (Elmer Rice)
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The Great Meadow (Elizabeth Madox Roberts)
The Great Meadow (Elizabeth Madox Roberts)
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Arundel (Kenneth Roberts)
Arundel (Kenneth Roberts)
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Mountain City (Upton Sinclair)
Mountain City (Upton Sinclair)
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Lucy Church, Amiably (Gertrude Stein)
Lucy Church, Amiably (Gertrude Stein)
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The Kramer Girls (Ruth Suckow)
The Kramer Girls (Ruth Suckow)
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Parties. (Carl Van Vechten)
Parties. (Carl Van Vechten)
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Certain People (Edith Wharton)
Certain People (Edith Wharton)
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The Woman of Andros (Thornton Wilder)
The Woman of Andros (Thornton Wilder)
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Many Thousands Gone (John Peale Bishop)
Many Thousands Gone (John Peale Bishop)
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God Sends Sunday (Arna Bontemps)
God Sends Sunday (Arna Bontemps)
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Plagued by the Nightingale (Kay Boyle)
Plagued by the Nightingale (Kay Boyle)
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The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)
The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)
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American Earth (Erskine Caldwell)
American Earth (Erskine Caldwell)
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Laugh and Lie Down (Robert Cantwell)
Laugh and Lie Down (Robert Cantwell)
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Shadows on the Rock (Willa Cather)
Shadows on the Rock (Willa Cather)
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S.S. San Pedro (James Gould Cozzens)
S.S. San Pedro (James Gould Cozzens)
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Love Without Money (Floyd Dell)
Love Without Money (Floyd Dell)
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Sanctuary (William Faulkner)
Sanctuary (William Faulkner)
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The Chinaberry Tree (Jessie Redmon Fauset)
The Chinaberry Tree (Jessie Redmon Fauset)
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Penhally (Caroline Gordon)
Penhally (Caroline Gordon)
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Back Street (Fannie Hurst)
Back Street (Fannie Hurst)
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The Grass Roof (Younghill Kang)
The Grass Roof (Younghill Kang)
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Yehuda (Meyer Levin)
Yehuda (Meyer Levin)
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Their Fathers' God (O.E. Rølvaag)
Their Fathers' God (O.E. Rølvaag)
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Black No More (George S. Schuyler)
Black No More (George S. Schuyler)
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The Wet Parade (Upton Sinclair)
The Wet Parade (Upton Sinclair)
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