Harry Sinclair Lewis (1885 –1951). American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature.
- “H. L.
Mencken wrote of him, "[If] there was ever a novelist among us with an
authentic call to the trade ... it is this red-haired tornado from the
Minnesota wilds." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinclair_Lewis