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Sinclair Lewis

Novelist + Short Story Writer + Playwright
Born Feb 7, 1885

Harry Sinclair Lewis was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humor, new types of characters.… Read More

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1885 Birth Born February 7, 1885, in the village of Sauk Centre, Minnesota, Sinclair Lewis began reading books at a young age and kept a diary. … Read More


1951 66 Years Old Lewis died in Rome on January 10, 1951, aged 65, from advanced alcoholism. … Read More
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