The Steinbeck centenary + 15 writeoff homepage

I hosted Steinbeck writeoffs on epinions for his 99th and 100th birthday. I, alas, don’t have files for most of the 99th, but included four from the 100th with my own old and new discussions of Steinbeck books.

Following links to the three general ones, is a list in order of first publication by Steinbeck:

The Steinbeck Center in Salinas, California

The Portable Steinbeck

Movies based on Steinbeck writing


The Pastures of Heaven (1932)

The Red Pony (1933)

To a God Unknown (1933)

Tortilla Flat (1935)-Mridula

In Dubious Battle (1936)

Of Mice and Men (1937)

Sea of Cortez (1942, 1969)—Ed Grover

The Moon in Down (1942

The Wayward Bus (1947)—Alex Fraser

The Pearl (1947)—Ed Williamson

Burning Bright (1950)

East of Eden (1952)

Sweet Thursday (1954)

The Short Reign of Pippin IV (1957)

Once There Was a War (1958)

The Winter of Our Discontent (1961)

America and Americans (1966)

Journal of a Novel The East of Eden Letters (1969[1951]

Viva Zapata! (1975[1952])

King Arthur and His Noble Knights (1976)—Peter Warn

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