Sarcastic but sympathetic, ‘Babbitt’ is premier middle-class novel

November 20th, 2011 → 1:43 pm @

Sinclair Lewis’ “Babbitt” is ranked 953,241 on the Amazon sales list, which tells you that not many people read the 1922 novel anymore. But Lewis was the first American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, and many consider “Babbitt” to be his greatest creation.

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