Nathanael West

Nathanael West was born in New York City in 1903. He was an author, famous for “Miss Lonelyhearts (1933)” and “The Day of the Locust (1939)”. He later worked as a screenwriter for Republic studios, collaboratively writing “Five Came Back (1939)” and “I Stole a Million (1939)”. He passed away in 1940.

Excerpted from "Miss Lonelyhearts & The Day of the Locust", published by New Directions Paperback in 1962.

Nathanael West is featured in Edition: Small Wonder

Excerpt from “Miss Lonelyhearts & The Day of the Locust”
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