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Newly Relevant: John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath and Other Writings 1936-1941

That’s right. All of the talk of the new Great Depression is occasion to revisit the original, and no one’s writing calls it to mind quite like Steinbeck’s. This Library of America edition bundles Steinbeck’s writing from the second half of the Depression, including not only the monumental Grapes of Wrath, but also “The Harvest”—the investigative report on migrant workers that inspired his great novel.