American Fiction

Fiction with an American setting.

While Paris Slept
Send Down the Rain
The Vixen
Clock Dance
The Topeka School
A Private Cathedral (Dave Robicheaux #23)
The Girls of Pearl Harbor
Improvement
The Orchard
The Charm Bracelet
The Last Bathing Beauty
Girls on the Line
No Ordinary Life
The Arsonists' City
The Tragedy of Brady Sims
The Great Gatsby
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Catcher in the Rye
Of Mice and Men
The Old Man and the Sea
The Grapes of Wrath
The Road
Slaughterhouse-Five
East of Eden
The Sun Also Rises
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
On the Road
Beloved
A Farewell to Arms
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
U Got to Have U Some Fun by Andrew HarklessThe World According to Garp by John IrvingDon't Stop the Carnival by Herman WoukRestore your Dreamland  by Yasser NegmArcadia by Mark Lages
Books About The Everyman
7 books — 4 voters
Beebo Brinker by Ann BannonOdd Girl Out by Ann BannonI Am a Woman by Ann BannonLesbian Pulp Fiction by Katherine V. ForrestWomen's Barracks by Tereska Torrès
Lesbian pulp fiction
62 books — 17 voters

Southern Bastards, Vol. 1 by Jason AaronJesus Saves by Darcey SteinkeThe Collected Works of Noah Cicero Vol. I by Noah CiceroMy Life as a White Trash Zombie by Diana RowlandClassic Crews by Harry Crews
White Trash Gothic (fiction)
16 books — 4 voters
The Curse of Maggie by Tom       AndersonThe Unreformed Kingdom by Tom       AndersonNot An English Word by Tom       AndersonFight And Be Right by Ed ThomasShuffling The Deck by Jack Tindale
Sea Lion Press
107 books — 5 voters


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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
You can’t even read American fiction to get a sense of how actual life is lived these days. You read American fiction to learn about dysfunctional white folk doing things that are weird to normal white folks.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah

Shirley Jackson
All of the village was of a piece, a time, and a style; it was as though the people needed the ugliness of the village, and fed on it. The houses and the stores seemed to have been set up in contemptuous haste to provide shelter for the drab and the unpleasant, and the Rochester house and the Blackwood house and even the town hall had been brought here perhaps accidentally from some far lovely country where people lived with grace. Perhaps the fine houses had been captured—perhaps as punishment ...more
Shirley Jackson

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