Sinclair Harry Lewis (1885-1951) was an American novelist.
He made a reputation with Main Street (1920), depicting American small-towm life; Babbitt (1922), the story of a real-estate dealer of the Midwest caught in the conventions of his milieu; and Arrowsmith (1925), a study of a scientist. He won the Nobel prize in 1930.
Born in Minnesota, he stayed for a time at Upton Sinclair's socialist colony in New Jersey, then became a freelance journalist. His later books include It Can't Happen Here (1945), Cass Timberlane (1945), and The God-Seeker (1949).
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Sinclair Lewis was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.