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Nobel-Prize-winning writer William Faulkner was born into an old Southern family in 1897 and grew up in Oxford, Mississippi. He never finished high school. Faulkner joined the British Royal Air Force during World War 1, changing the spelling of his surname from Falkner to Faulkner. After the war, he studied at the University of Mississippi, and held a variety of jobs from bookstore clerk to reporter. Faulkner's main efforts, however, focused on writing stories and novels. After publishing several books including The Sound and The Fury and Light in August, Faulkner took up screenwriting as a way of earning money. He traveled to Hollywood intermittently to fulfill his obligations, but kept his home in Mississippi. One of the most important American writers and strongly associated with the South, Faulkner earned several National Book Awards and two Pulitzer Prizes in addition to the Nobel Prize for Literature (1949). He died in 1962.

Books by William Faulkner

As I Lay Dying 0394747453 Book Cover

As I Lay Dying

William Faulkner

$4.19 - $57.39

The Sound and the Fury 0394700058 Book Cover

The Sound and the Fury

William Faulkner

$3.59 - $20.65

Absalom, Absalom! 0679732187 Book Cover

Absalom, Absalom!

William Faulkner

$3.99 - $38.49

Light in August 0394711890 Book Cover

Light in August

William Faulkner

$4.19 - $28.49

Go Down, Moses 0679732179 Book Cover

Go Down, Moses

William Faulkner

$3.59 - $14.71

Collected Stories of William Faulkner 0394722574 Book Cover

Collected Stories of William Faulkner

William Faulkner

$4.79 - $31.93

Sanctuary 0394747445 Book Cover

Sanctuary

William Faulkner

$3.59 - $15.68

Three Famous Short Novels: Spotted Horses/Old Man/The Bear 0394701496 Book Cover

Three Famous Short Novels: Spotted Horses/Old Man/The Bear

William Faulkner

$3.59 - $8.29

The Hamlet 0394701399 Book Cover

The Hamlet

William Faulkner

$4.19 - $20.19

Selected Short Stories 0679424784 Book Cover

Selected Short Stories

William Faulkner

$6.09 - $20.65

The Reivers 0679741925 Book Cover

The Reivers

William Faulkner

$3.99 - $15.63

The Unvanquished 0679736522 Book Cover

The Unvanquished

William Faulkner

$3.59 - $14.80

The Portable Faulkner 0140150188 Book Cover

The Portable Faulkner

William Faulkner

$4.19 - $19.62

Intruder in the Dust 0679736514 Book Cover

Intruder in the Dust

William Faulkner

$3.99 - $14.84

My Mistress's Sparrow Is Dead: Great Love Stories, from Chekhov to Munro 0061240389 Book Cover

My Mistress's Sparrow Is Dead: Great Love Stories, from Chekhov to Munro

William Faulkner

$4.19 - $5.29

A Fable 0451504127 Book Cover

A Fable

William Faulkner

$4.49 - $15.69

The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, Sanctuary, Intruder in the Dust 0706432088 Book Cover

The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, Sanctuary, Intruder in the Dust

William Faulkner

$8.09 - $9.99

16 Short Novels 0525242856 Book Cover

16 Short Novels

William Faulkner

$5.49 - $16.79

The Town 0394701844 Book Cover

The Town

William Faulkner

$4.39 - $14.80

The Wild Palms 039470262X Book Cover

The Wild Palms

William Faulkner

$3.99 - $21.89

The Mansion 0394702824 Book Cover

The Mansion

William Faulkner

$5.09 - $16.00

Magical Realist Fiction: An Anthology 058228452X Book Cover

Magical Realist Fiction: An Anthology

William Faulkner

$10.89 - $22.45

Big Woods 0679752528 Book Cover

Big Woods

William Faulkner

$5.89 - $15.95

Uncollected Stories of William Faulkner 0394746562 Book Cover

Uncollected Stories of William Faulkner

William Faulkner

$4.19 - $21.39

Requiem for a Nun 0394714121 Book Cover

Requiem for a Nun

William Faulkner

$4.49 - $15.79

Soldiers' Pay 0871401665 Book Cover

Soldiers' Pay

William Faulkner

$4.79 - $47.99

A Treasury of Civil War Stories 0517060132 Book Cover

A Treasury of Civil War Stories

William Faulkner

$4.39 - $4.59

Flags in the Dust 0394712390 Book Cover

Flags in the Dust

William Faulkner

$4.19 - $14.88

Mosquitoes 0671557319 Book Cover

Mosquitoes

William Faulkner

$3.99 - $17.69

Snopes: The Hamlet, The Town, The Mansion 0679600922 Book Cover

Snopes: The Hamlet, The Town, The Mansion

William Faulkner

$13.89 - $28.95

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