Thu, 19/05/2011 - 08:00
Novelist Melvyn Bragg is set to explore John Steinbeck's prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath in a BBC documentary.
Bragg will travel to America for the BBC4 programme, out later this year, and trace the journey of the desperate Joad family featured in the Pulitzer prize-winning novel.
One of the aims of the...
Thu, 14/08/2008 - 06:00
A federal appeals court in New York has reversed a ruling that awarded the son and granddaughter of John Steinbeck the rights to 10 of his works, including The Grapes of Wrath, the Associated Press reported.
According to the appeals court, a lower court judge made a mistake by giving the rights to Thomas Steinbeck, the author...
Tue, 20/02/2007 - 08:35
The New York Times reports that a rare edition of The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck's epic 1939 tale of Depression-era poverty, sold at auction for US dollars 47,800.
A number of other first-edition copies of Steinbeck works were sold Sunday at an auction held by Bonhams & Butterfields. A copy of Of Mice and Men sold for US...