John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. was an American writer, born on February 27, 1902 in Salinas, California and died on December 20, 1968 in New York City, New York, the United States. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1962 and won Pulitzer Prize for his novel The Grapes of Wrath. You can download this audiobook by John Steinbeck in mp3 from our site. His other major works are Of Mice and Men (1937), East of Eden, In Dubious Battle, Travels With Charlie. His first book Cup of Gold was written in 1927. He was a war journalist during the WWII and came back wounded and having a psychological trauma. He wrote screenplay for Lifeboat (1944) and A Medal for Benny (1945). Steinbeck supported American war in Vietnam and both his sons served there. During the anticommunist uprising he visited the Soviet Union and wrote Russian Journal after that.