John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck

This is a complete list of John Steinbeck books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Cannery Row Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Cup of Gold
1929
2
The Pastures of Heaven
1932
3
To a God Unknown
1933
4
The Red Pony
1933
5
8
Tortilla Flat
1935
6
In Dubious Battle
1936
7
Nothing So Monstrous
1936
8
8
Of Mice and Men
1937
9
8.6
The Grapes of Wrath
1939
10
The Forgotten Village
1941
11
10
The Wayward Bus
1947
12
8.3
The Pearl
1947
13
Burning Bright
1950
14
8.6
East of Eden
1952
15
The Short Reign of Pippin IV
1957
16
9
The Winter of Our Discontent
1961
17
9
The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights
1976
18
The Gift
1992

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Harvest Gypsies
1936
2
Bombs Away
1942
3
A Russian Journal
1948
4
Sea of Cortez
1951
5
6.5
The Log from the 'Sea of Cortez'
1951
6
10
Once There Was a War
1958
7
8
Travels with Charley
1962
8
8
America and Americans
1966
9
In Touch
1969
10
Journal of a Novel
1969
11
On Writing
1988
12
Working Days
1989
13
Of Men and Their Making
2002
14
Steinbeck in Vietnam
2012

List of John Steinbeck Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Great Short Masterpieces of Mystery
1950
2
50 Great Short Stories
1952
3
Short Story Masterpieces: 35 Classic American and British Stories from the First Half of the 20th Century
1954
4
This Was Your War
1960
5
Editors on Editing
1962
6
6
50 Great American Short Stories
1963
7
21 Great Stories
1969
8
Unknown California
1985
9
The Pendragon Chronicles: Heroic Fantasy from the Time of King Arthur
1989
10
The Short Story: 30 Masterpieces
1992
11
Win, Lose or Die
1996
12
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century
2000
13
40 Short Stories: A Portable Anthology
2000
14
The Book of Spies: An Anthology of Literary Espionage
2003
15
The Little Big Book of California
2005
16
Not To Be Read Until I Am Dead: And Other Stuff
2014
17
Letters to Change the World: From Pankhurst to Orwell
2018
18
Writers: Their Lives and Works
2018
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John Steinbeck: Biography

John Steinbeck (John Ernst Steinbeck Jr.) was born on February 27th, 1902. John passed away December 20th, 1968 at 66 years old. John Steinbeck was born in Salinas Valley, California, USA.

John Steinbeck (John Ernst Steinbeck Jr.) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 18 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1929 with the novel Cup of Gold. The most recently released novel was The Gift which was released in 1992.

John Steinbeck also wrote the Non-Fiction Books series which has 14 books including The Harvest Gypsies and Bombs Away.

John Steinbeck was inducted into the Nielsen Bestseller Awards' 21st Century Platinum Hall of Fame for his Platinum Bestseller Of Mice and Men.

John Steinbeck: Awards & Accolades

Steinbeck's book, The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights was nominated for the World Fantasy Award, Novel, in 1977.

John Steinbeck: Lists & Other Mentions

  • The Grapes of Wrath was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1939.
  • The Moon is Down was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1942.
  • East of Eden was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1952 and 1953.

John Steinbeck: Author Insights

The highest rated book by John Steinbeck on Book Notification is Cannery Row, the 1st novel in the Cannery Row series.

The most read book by John Steinbeck on Book Notification is Of Mice and Men, a Standalone novel.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow John Steinbeck are:

  1. Harper Lee, author of the To Kill a Mockingbird Series.
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  3. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  4. John Grisham, author of the Jake Brigance Series.
  5. Dan Brown, author of the Robert Langdon Series.

John Steinbeck: F.A.Q

When was John Steinbeck Born?

John Steinbeck was born on February 27th, 1902.

When did John Steinbeck die?

John Steinbeck died on December 20th, 1968 at 66 years old.

Where was John Steinbeck Born?

John Steinbeck was born in Salinas Valley, California, USA.

What was the first book John Steinbeck wrote?

The first novel written by John Steinbeck was Cup of Gold, published in 1929.

What was the most recent book John Steinbeck wrote?

His most recently released work was Steinbeck in Vietnam on March 19th, 2012.

How many books has John Steinbeck written?

John Steinbeck has written 43 books. 2 books in the Cannery Row Series, 18 Standalone Novels, 2 books in the Plays, 4 Short Stories/Novellas, 3 books in the Collections, 14 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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    The Little Man
    The Little Man
    20 days ago

    Arguably one of the nation’s greatest 20th Century authors, John Steinbeck had a voice all his own—generally depressing and coarse yet optimistic in the hope that humans can prevail through anything if they’re willing to give up everything. He’s hard to read sometimes, but each of his works is layered thick with meaning and worthy of conversation and debate.

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