Authors

American Masters has profiled some of the country's greatest authors, including novelists, playwrights, and poets.

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Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

The story of the author of the “The Joy Luck Club.”

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Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

Explore the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller.

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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

Video thumbnail: American Masters Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page

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Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page

An unvarnished look at the unlikely “Little House” series author.

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page

Video thumbnail: American Masters Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

An artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller.

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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Video thumbnail: American Masters Philip Roth: Unmasked

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Philip Roth: Unmasked

Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning novelist Philip Roth

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Philip Roth: Unmasked