The 10 Best American Literature Books

Updated February 20, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

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We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. If you love to read and are not afraid of a little challenge, then you'll appreciate the American Literature books on our list. This selection represents the finest that any US-born author has put forth, and while it was tremendously difficult to whittle this down to just 10 titles, we're confident there's something here you'll enjoy. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best american literature book on Amazon.

10. The Bell Jar

9. Leaves Of Grass

8. The Sound And The Fury

7. Moby Dick

6. For Whom The Bell Tolls

5. Norton Anthology Shorter Ninth Edition

4. Nine Stories

3. Invisible Man

2. On The Road: The Original Scroll

1. Blood Meridian: Or The Evening Redness In The West


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Last updated on February 20, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel is a writer, actor, and director living in Los Angeles, CA. He spent a large portion of his 20s roaming the country in search of new experiences, taking on odd jobs in the strangest places, studying at incredible schools, and making art with empathy and curiosity.


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