The Grapes of Wrath
by John Steinbeck
Exposes the horrid working and living conditions tolerated by the migrant workers in the 1930s.
The Eden Express: A Memoir of Schizophrenia
by Mark Vonnegut
How the author deteriorated into psychosis, and then–slowly–recovered.
by Chaim Potok
An accident in 1940s Brooklyn flings Reuven Malther and Danny Saunders into an unlikely friendship. With it comes family conflicts, religious doubts, and other dilemmas.
A Streetcar Named Desire and Other Plays
by Tennessee Williams