|Born||September 20, 1878|
|Died||November 25, 1968|
Bound Brook, New Jersey
American writer. Author of more than 100 novels, but best remembered for The Jungle (1906), which criticized the deplorable conditions in Chicago meat-packing facilities. Awarded the 1943 Pulitzer Prize for Dragon's Teeth. Ran for Governor of California under the Socialist Party 1926, Democratic Party 1934.
The repository contains one quote from Upton Sinclair.
It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.