November 29, 2021
Upton Beall Sinclair Jr. (Jr.) was an American novelist, journalist, political activist, and winner of the 1943 Pulitzer Prize for Literature. Professional career Upton Sinclair was born in 1878 in Baltimore, Maryland and died in 1968. After graduating from City College, New York, he began his literary career writing market stories for yellow magazines. Then he started writing historical stories. During this time he became well versed in fiction until he mastered the skill of writing great works such as The Jungle, winning the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1943. During his heyday, he published about 100 works, each of which caused a controversy in the Valley of Literature after his death. For example, one of his novels, "Oil", made the famous film "Blood Will Rise", which was nominated for seven Academy Awards in 2007. However, none of his works became famous for his great novel The Jungle.