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Melvyn Bragg films John Steinbeck documentary

Guardian – 2011-05-18

Broadcaster will explore the continuing relevance of The Grapes of Wrath to AmericaNovelist and broadcaster Melvyn Bragg is set to explore the work of the Nobel prize-winning American author John...

Judge reverses ruling on Steinbeck publishing rights

The Globe Gazette – 2008-08-14

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday reversed a ruling that awarded one of John Steinbeck's sons and a granddaughter publishing rights to 10 of the author's early works, including...

Appeals court reverses Steinbeck copyrights ruling

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-08-13

A federal appeals court has reversed a ruling that awarded John Steinbeck's son and granddaughter publishing rights to 10 of the author's early works, including "The Grapes of Wrath." The appeals...

Judge: Steinbeck's Heirs Cannot Publish Works

WCBS-TV New York – 2008-08-13

A federal appeals court has reversed a ruling that awarded John Steinbeck's son and granddaughter publishing rights to 10 of the author's early works, including "The Grapes of Wrath."

Steinbeck's Love Advice; New Books by Zadie Smith and Junot Diaz

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-02-27

Today in publishing and literature: Zadie Smith's first novel in seven years is arriving in September, more tributes to Grove Press founder Barney Rosset, and new data about print book...

Steinbeck Center workers follow in the footsteps of the Joad family

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-10-08

Staff members from California's Steinbeck Center are currently traveling from Oklahoma to California, mirroring the journey of the main characters of John Steinbeck's novel 'The Grapes of Wrath.'

John Steinbeck's 'The Grapes of Wrath' wasn't so beloved by one California county

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-02-28

John Steinbeck's novel was banned by Kern County in 1939, a prohibition that would stay in place for a year and a half. Various residents called John Steinbeck's 'Wrath' a 'libel and lie' as well as...

The 13 Best John Steinbeck Books

Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-04

Celebrating the writer's best books on the 75th anniversary of "The Grapes of Wrath."

Today in media history: John Steinbeck as a journalist

Poynter. – 2014-09-12

On September 12, 1936, The Nation magazine published John Steinbeck’s article “Dubious Battle in California.” This Depression era article about California labor migrants helped the...

Rare Steinbeck WWII Story Finally Published

The Huffington Post – 2014-11-06

NEW YORK (AP) — In July 1944, Orson Welles wrapped up one of his wartime radio broadcasts with a brief, emotional reading of one of the country's favorite authors, John Steinbeck. The piece was...

From Today in Media History’s archives: John Steinbeck as a journalist

Poynter. – 2014-12-23

Today in Media History is taking a break for the holidays. During that time, we’re sharing some popular posts from Today in Media History’s archives. This post originally ran on September...

The Nation Celebrates 150th Anniversary With Oversize Issue Featuring Einstein, Chomsky, Steinbeck

The Huffington Post – 2015-03-23

Drafted on July 8, 1865, and distributed to potential donors and subscribers, The Nation’s founding prospectus reads, “The week has been singularly barren of exciting events.” It’s an...

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