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  1. Photo Flash: First Look at Lois Smith and More in CTG's MARJORIE ...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago |

    ... below! The cast of "Marjorie Prime" features acclaimed actors Lois Smith (Tony Award nominated for "The Grapes of Wrath" and "Buried Child"), and, in alphabetical order, Lisa Emery (who has appeared on Broadway in "Relatively Speaking," "The Smell ...


  2. Making The Class Struggle DisappearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Kos

    ... were quite literally starving, visual symbols of poverty played an important role. John Steinbeck's book The Grapes of Wrath and the movie version of it played an historic role. This is Henry Fonda in the role of Tom Joad that made him famous. In ...


  3. Jane Fishman: Forgetfulness leads to rediscoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SavannahNow

    ... somewhere else. Now for the books I've tried to reread and could not recommend. Take John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath" (no, you take it, Henny Youngman might have said in an old sexist joke about his wife). Stilted. Dated. Slow. The same with ...


  4. Grab ahold of Oklahoma's PanhandleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 |

    ... residents during the Dust Bowl and their sometimes bitter feelings toward John Steinbeck and his novel The Grapes of Wrath that popularized the term Okie . The word was seen by many as derogatory, but in later years became a term of endearment for ...


  5. Rare book dealer will be selling vintage volumes this weekend in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 |

    ... The social realist author of the 1930s, who wrote "Of Mice and Men" (1937) and the Dust Bowl classic "The Grapes of Wrath" (1939), was his first literary love. "I was really intrigued with how he wrote," says Bergman, a Long Island native. "How he ...


  6. Theater Talk: Full houses expected for Curtain UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | WNED

    ... lining Main Street. Of course, you don't have to wait for Curtain Up! to enjoy good local productions. "The Grapes of Wrath," at The Manny Fried Playhouse, "The Drowsy Chaperone" at Musicalfare, and "Tropical Heat" at the Alleyway all run into ...


  7. Today in media history: John Steinbeck as a journalistRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Poynter Online

    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 author develop ideas for his fictional novel, "The Grapes of Wrath."


  8. Rediscovering Portland's forgotten road- a journey into 'Hobo Jungle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Bangor Daily News

    ... will find several homeless encampments reminiscent of scenes from John Steinbeck's epic American novel, "The Grapes of Wrath". This past Tuesday, I ventured down the portion of Hobo Jungle that I have nicknamed "The Forgotten Road". The Forgotten ...


  9. Author Khaled Hosseini to receive John Steinbeck AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Monterey County Herald

    ... -- Bay Area News Group File) SAN JOSE >> Khaled Hosseini, this city's most famous writer, first read "The Grapes of Wrath" as a teenage refugee from Afghanistan and felt as if he had lived through his own version of the powerful Depression-era tale. ...


  10. San Jose Author Receives Steinbeck AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | NBC Bay Area

    ... in the same breath as a comparable author. The San Jose Mercury News reports that Hosseini -- who read "The Grapes of Wrath" as a teen in San Jose, following his family's escape from Soviet Union-occupied and war-torn Afghanistan -- will receive the ...


  11. Author Events: On Wednesday, the Cup Runneth OverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | KQED

    ... school at Independence High in San Jose when an English teacher turned the budding author on to The Grapes of Wrath . Hosseini would later declare it among his biggest influences as a writer: "John Steinbeck's book was the first book I read in ...


  12. Crepes of Wrath opens in Downtown RedlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... to move from market booths to a brick-and-mortar establishment, but as Tom Joad remarks in “The Grapes of Wrath,” Steinbeck's 1939 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “You're bound to get idears if you go thinkin' about stuff.” ...


  13. One of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People to speak at Northampton Community CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 |

    ... and the Horse" documentary screening 1- 3 p.m., room 201, Keyston Hall, Monroe County campus. Oct. 7: "The Grapes of Wrath" book discussion. 11 a.m., room 440, College Center, main campus. Oct. 20: "The Grapes of Wrath" film screening. 7 p.m. Frank ...


  14. West Ada District trustees to review books in curriculumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | KNIN-TV Boise

    West Ada District trustees are scheduled to meet to discuss which books teachers can use in their curriculum including the controversial book called The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian written by Sherman Alexie. Officials pulled the book from the reading list until they made a decision, and now will be reviewing The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Grapes of Wrath as to whether those books are appropriate for students.


  15. Inside: Doc Ricketts and Doc's Lab, Serving Up Dinner, Comedy, and Music in North BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Eater

    ... friend of John Steinbeck's, a Monterey-based marine biologist who inspired characters in Cannery Row and The Grapes of Wrath .


  16. Website Privacy Policies Don't Always Tell the Whole StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Government Executive

    ... of the 50 most popular American websites. (Collectively, they amount to a text that's about as long as The Grapes of Wrath .) What we found was that these policies tell you very little about the data these websites have on you. And that's the point. ...


  17. Theater Talk: Joan Rivers rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | WNED

    ... good theater is in the downtown Theater District. Frank Galati's adaptation of the John Steinbeck novel "The Grapes of Wrath" is at the Manny Fried Theater on Great Arrow. And the musical comedy "The Drowsy Chaperone" can be seen at MusicalFare ...


  18. Gusto theater guide 2014-15Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | Hispanic Business

    ... which open in the weeks preceding the event, as well as a full listing of all the 2014-'15 productions. "The Grapes of Wrath" classic tale of the plight of migrant farm workers is directly up Subversive's alley, and it is meeting the challenge with ...


  19. Director seeks to highlight nobility of 'Mice and Men' at Pittsburgh PlayhouseRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | Hispanic Business

    ... while the Depression was still in full swing, "Of Mice and Men" preceded Steinbeck's best-known work "The Grapes of Wrath," which was published in 1939. It told the story of two drifters -- the mentally challenged and childlike Lennie and the more ...


  20. Trinity Rep Opens 2014-15 Season with New Translation of IVANOV TonightRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 |

    (The Grapes of Wrath). Ivanov plays today, September 4 through October 5 in Trinity Rep's Dowling Theater. Subscriptions are now on sale at In Ivanov, Nikolai Ivanov epitomizes a man failing to connect. He loves his wife, but they ...