Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis was born in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, USA on February 7th, 1885 and passed away at the age of 65 on January 10th, 1951.

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Sinclair Lewis Stats: The highest rated book by Sinclair Lewis on Book Notification is Main Street, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is Elmer Gantry, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Sinclair Lewis on Book Notification is Main Street, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is Elmer Gantry, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Sinclair Lewis books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1912
2
1914
3
1915
4
1917
5
1917
6
1919
7
81920
8
1922
9
61925
10
1925
11
71927
12
1928
13
41929
14
1933
15
1934
16
61935
17
1938
18
1940
19
1943
20
1945
21
1947
22
1949
23
1951
24
1956
25
1963

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Sinclair Lewis Anthologies in Publication Order

Sinclair Lewis: Biography

Sinclair Lewis (Harry Sinclair Lewis) was born on February 7th, 1885. Sinclair passed away January 10th, 1951 at 65 years old. Sinclair Lewis was born in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, USA. Lewis attended Yale University where he received a Bachelor's degree and.

Sinclair Lewis (Harry Sinclair Lewis) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 25 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1912 with the novel Hike and the Aeroplane. The most recently released novel was Storm in the West which was released in 1963.

He was critical of U.S. capitalism and materialism, and was respected for creating strong working female characters.

During his time at Yale, Lewis worked as an editor for a couple of the publications at the university.

Following graduation, Sinclair wrote shallow stories that he would sell to magazines. He also sold plots to Jack London.

Sinclair wrote a screenplay titled Storm in the West with Dore Schary. On the surface, it was a traditional western, but was actually an allegory for World War II, featuring characters based on Hitler, Goebbels, and Goering whose goal it was to take over the Franson and Poling ranches. MGM deemed the screenplay too political and shelved it. It was later published in 1963.

Sinclair Lewis: Awards & Accolades

Sinclair Lewis won the Nobel Prize, Literature, in 1930.

Sinclair Lewis: Lists & Other Mentions

  • Ann Vickers was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1933.
  • Work Of Art was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1934.
  • It Can't Happen Here was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1935 and 1936.
  • The Prodigal Parents was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1938.
  • Kingsblood Royal was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1947.

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Sinclair Lewis: F.A.Q

When was Sinclair Lewis Born?

Sinclair Lewis was born on February 7th, 1885.

When did Sinclair Lewis die?

Sinclair Lewis died on January 10th, 1951 at 65 years old.

Where was Sinclair Lewis Born?

Sinclair Lewis was born in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, USA.

What awards has Sinclair Lewis won?

Sinclair Lewis has won the following awards: Literature at the Nobel Prize (1930).

What was the first book Sinclair Lewis wrote?

The first novel written by Sinclair Lewis was Hike and the Aeroplane, published in 1912.

What was the most recent book Sinclair Lewis wrote?

His most recently released work was Adventures in Autobumming (a short story) on March 3rd, 2017.

How many books has Sinclair Lewis written?

Sinclair Lewis has written 45 books. 25 Standalone Novels, 10 Short Stories/Novellas, 1 book in the Play, 6 books in the Collections, 3 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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