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The Chronology of American Literature in the 20th Century: 1950-1959

IMHO, the 1950's are a golden decade of American fiction. Do you agree?
This is the 6th instalment of my chronology of American fiction. It is a list of novels, novellas & short story collections by American authors published in 1950-1959. There are 7 Pulitzer Prize winners & all 10 National Book Award winners as well as works by Nobel Prize winners Bellow, Faulkner, Hemingway, Steinbeck and I.B. Singer.
Click on the link to go to the previous instalment, which covers 1960-1969.
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:
1950: 1-23
1951: 24-42
1952: 43-62
1953: 63-79
1954: 80-98
1955: 99-118
1956: 119-136
1957: 137-156
1958: 157-173
1959: 174-200
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I, Robot (Isaac Asimov)
I, Robot (Isaac Asimov)
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The Delicate Prey (Paul Bowles)
The Delicate Prey (Paul Bowles)
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The Martian Chronicles
The Martian Chronicles
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The Watchful Gods and Other Stories (Walter Van Tilburg Clark)
The Watchful Gods and Other Stories (Walter Van Tilburg Clark)
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Battlecreek (William Demby)
Battlecreek (William Demby)
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The Collected Stories of William Faulkner
The Collected Stories of William Faulkner
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The House of Breath (William Goyen)
The House of Breath (William Goyen)
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Across the River and Into the Trees (Ernest Hemingway)
Across the River and Into the Trees (Ernest Hemingway)
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The Wall (John Hershey)
The Wall (John Hershey)
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Strangers on a Train (Patricia Highsmith)
Strangers on a Train (Patricia Highsmith)
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The Town and the City (Kerouac)
The Town and the City (Kerouac)
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Cast a Cold Eye (Mary McCarthy)
Cast a Cold Eye (Mary McCarthy)
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For Esme With Love and Squalor (J.D. Salinger)
For Esme With Love and Squalor (J.D. Salinger)
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Shadow of a Man (May Sarton)
Shadow of a Man (May Sarton)
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The Disenchanted (Budd Schulberg)
The Disenchanted (Budd Schulberg)
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The Family Moskat (Isaac Bashevis Singer)
The Family Moskat (Isaac Bashevis Singer)
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The Preacher and the Slave (Wallace Stegner)
The Preacher and the Slave (Wallace Stegner)
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Dark Green, Bright Red (Gore Vidal)
Dark Green, Bright Red (Gore Vidal)
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A Search for a King (Gore Vidal)
A Search for a King (Gore Vidal)
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World Enough and Time
World Enough and Time
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The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone (Tennessee Williams)
The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone (Tennessee Williams)
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Make Light of It (William Carlos Williams)
Make Light of It (William Carlos Williams)
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Red Ribbon on a White Horse (Anzia Yezierska)
Red Ribbon on a White Horse (Anzia Yezierska)
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The Morning Watch (James Agee)
The Morning Watch (James Agee)
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Foundation (Isaac Asimov)
Foundation (Isaac Asimov)
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The Illustrated Man (Ray Bradbury)
The Illustrated Man (Ray Bradbury)
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In the Absence of Angels (Hortense Calisher)
In the Absence of Angels (Hortense Calisher)
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The Grass Harp (Truman Capote)
The Grass Harp (Truman Capote)
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Requiem for a Nun
Requiem for a Nun
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Birth of a Hero (Herbert Gold)
Birth of a Hero (Herbert Gold)
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The Beetle Leg (John Hawkes)
The Beetle Leg (John Hawkes)
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Hangsaman (Shirley Jackson)
Hangsaman (Shirley Jackson)
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From Here to Eternity (James Jones)
From Here to Eternity (James Jones)
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Barbary Shore (Norman Mailer)
Barbary Shore (Norman Mailer)
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Melville Godwin, U.S.A. (John P. Marquand)
Melville Godwin, U.S.A. (John P. Marquand)
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The Ballad of the Sad Cafe
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe
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Man and Boy (Wright Morris)
Man and Boy (Wright Morris)
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We Fished All Night (Willard Motley)
We Fished All Night (Willard Motley)
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The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
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Rock Wagram (William Saroyan)
Rock Wagram (William Saroyan)
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