(November 7 to 23, 1996) His novel, "East of Eden Part II: Breaking the Chain," was adapted by Alan Cook in a Brown-Forman Series production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Jonathan Bolt (Sam Hamilton, Dodson, Ensemble); Richard Kuhlman (Adam 2, Aron 2, Ensemble); Donald Li (Lee, Ensemble) Tom ...
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[advice to his young son] There are several kinds of love. One is a selfish, mean, grasping, egotistical thing which uses love for self-importance. This is the ugly and crippling kind. The other is an outpouring of everything good in you - of kindness and consideration and respect - not only the social respect of manners but the greater respect which is recognition of another person as unique and...
According to his biographer Jay Parini
and the New York Times, Steinbeck in the mid-1990s was the most popular deceased American writer, with 750,00 copies of his works selling annually. His popularity has not diminished over the years but has rather increased, particularly after Oprah Winfrey
made his "East of Eden" the first selection of her revived book club in 2003. The book immediately ...