Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction Born: September 20, 1878 in Baltimore, Maryland Sites:
Illinois ConnectionSinclair was most famous for his novel, "The Jungle" which caused a public uproar that contributed to the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act. He worked in the Chicago stockyards as research for this novel.
Biographical and Professional InformationUpton Sinclair studid at CUNY and Columbia, founded the California chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and ran twice for Congress on the Socialist ticket. In 1905 he founded the Inter-Collegiate Socialist Society with Clarence Darrow, Jack London, Florence Kelly, Sinclair Lewis, and other writers and intellectuals. This organization later became the League for Industrial Democracy and finally the Students for a Democratic Society in the 1960's. In 1934, ran for Governor of California on his "End Poverty in California" (EPIC) program. By the time of His death, he had published over 90 works and several of his writings had been made into movies.
*''King Coal'', Kessinger Publishing LLC, 2010 *''King Midas; A Romance'', General Books LLC , 2010 *''Oil'', Amerein Ltd, 2008 *''The Flivver King'', Synergy International, 2007 *''The Jungle: Original Uncensored Edition'', See Sharp Press , 2003 *''The Machine'', General Books LLC, 2010 *''The Metropolis'', General Books LLC , 2010 *''The Moneychangers'', Casimo Classics, 2009 *''The Naturewoman'', General Books LLC, 2010 *''The Profits of Religion'', Create Space, 2008