1960s Online Resources - History and Primary Documents

Sixties Overview

  • American Cultural History of the 60s A good place to start for a generic overview of the decade, this site from the Kingwood College Library contains information on various features of life and culture in the 1960s. The page also contains links to sites offering more specific information on the decade.
  • Photographs of the Sixties Photographer Lisa Law presents her collection of photographs from the 1960s. Part of the Smithsonian Institute's American history website, these photos depict many artists, musicians, places, and events of the era.
  • The 60s Project - UVA A collaborative site containing personal narratives of life in the 1960s, including diaries and journals. Links to related sites are also included.
  • The Inflation Calculator A useful tool that determines the comparative value of money in specific years, allowing for inflation.
  • Prelinger Archive — A fascinating collection of over 45,000 digitized ephemeral films, many from the 1960s, in education, advertising, and industry.
  • The Authentic History Center A collection of primary sources materials in popular culture of the decade, including images and audio

Civil Rights

  • Black History Britannica Online provides a comprehensive introduction to Black History organized chronologically by era - events, people, culture, issues, and movements.
  • National Civil Rights Museum A brief overview of a museum dedicated to the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Brief descriptions and summaries of cultural phenomena are included in the museum's virtual tour.
  • The Martin Luther King Jr. Papers Project A collaboration of Stanford University, the King Estate, and the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, this Papers Project is a large-scale research effort to make public King's correspondence, speeches, sermons, and unpublished manuscripts.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr: A LIFE Tribute LIFE Magazine's online tribute to Dr. King features pictures and cover photographs.
  • The King Center The website of the official memorial for Martin Luther King Jr. Texts, videos, and audio samples of King's speeches are offered on the site. A biography and timeline of King's life are available as well. The majority of the materials offered are in video or audio format.
  • Voices of the Civil Rights Era This site contains sound clips from John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X concerning the civil rights movement of the sixties.
  • Malcolm X Research Site The site offers a comprehensive introduction to Malcolm X, including a chronology of his life and tragic murder, a bibliography and "webliography," a guide to his spoken and written words, and a study guide.
  • FBI Files on Malcom X Under the Freedom of Information Act, the FBI has released materials on its investigation into Malcolm X's life and death. Over 4000 pages of original documents are available on this site.
  • Martin Luther King Online The site offers a database of King's speeches, sound and video clips, a biography, and a list of other relevant websites.
  • Malcolm X A collection of files and documents associated with Malcolm X's death.
  • Malcolm X Assasination The evidence from Malcolm X's murder is compiled on this website. Photos, an interview with his widow Betty Shabazz, and eyewitness accounts are included.
  • Malcolm X's Speeches Malcolm X's earlier, more controversial speeches are available in audio files on this site.

The Presidency

  • The White House: John F. Kennedy Profile Written by the White House staff, this brief biography highlights the career of President John F. Kennedy. Related links are included.
  • The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection The National Archives and Records Administration's collection of records on the assassination.
  • John F. Kennedy Inaugural Address This site features President Kennedy's Inaugural Address and biographical information. Links for further research are included.
  • Presidents.com: John F. Kennedy A brief biography and timeline of President Kennedy's life. A useful selection of additional resources is all provided.
  • Kennedy Assasination A hobbyist's site chronicling the theories and facts surrounding the Kennedy assassination. Articles exploring conspiracies and myths are included.
  • Nixon Library This official site of President Nixon's Library showcases a biography of Nixon and the first lady. The official transcripts of Nixon's public statements and documents are available online. Several bibliographies are available on the site for further research.
  • Lyndon Johnson Library and Museum The official Lyndon Johnson Museum website. Photographs, audio/video materials, and official documents are available online. The site also includes a biographical chronology of Lyndon Johnson's and Lady Bird Johnson's lives.
  • American Presidents: Life Portraits - Lyndon Johnson Briefly examines the life and impact of President Lyndon Johnson. Links for further research are included.

Vietnam War

  • The Vietnam War Internet Project A general site of Vietnam War resources and information, including documents, photos, articles, personal narratives, descriptions of military units, and links to outside websites.
  • History Central: The Vietnam War The site contains a chronology of the war's major events as well as casualty reports and pictures.

Space Programs

  • Space Exploration This site contains the full-text of the book Apollo Expeditions to the Moon edited by Edgar M. Cortright and published by NASA in 1975. The book is a collection of essays by various authors, including Apollo astronauts, who provide an account of the the Apollo space missions and the moon landing.
  • Apollo 11 Summary An excellent summary of the Apollo 11 mission. The preparation for the mission, the decision making process, and the actual mission itself are described in detail. In addition, animations of the event are available.

Protest and Counter-culture

  • Bobby Seale and the Black Panthers The homepage of Bobby Seale, founding member of the Black Panthers in 1966. Seale explains the activism of the Panthers, with a photo tour The site includes a list of Panther political prisoners and examples of Black Panther memorabilia.
  • The Psychedelic 60s This University of Virginia site on Literary Tradition and Social Change includes documents and discussion of various counter-culture movements of the 1960, including the role of drugs, music, and protests during this volatile period.
  • Free Speech Movement - U.C. Berkeley 1964-65 A Berkeley website describing the events of the Free Speech Movement that occurred from 1964-1965. Speeches, pamphlets, and official school memos from the protests are available. Actual video and sound recordings can also be accessed.
  • The 60s Protest Music A selection of music lyrics from popular songs of the 60s . Interviews with artists such as Bob Dylan are included. Many of the interviews are available in audio format.

Women's Movement

  • The Feminine Mystique - Chapter I "The Problem that Has No Name" This first chapter of Betty Friedan's book The Feminine Mystique examines the plight of wives during the late 1950s. Her analysis of their discomfort and dissatisfaction identifies many of the concerns of the 1960s Women's Movement.
  • Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement Several speeches, conversations, and articles from the late 60s highlight the contemporary arguments about feminism and women's rights. This site is part of Duke University's special library collections.
  • NOW's Statement of Purpose —The National Organization for Women, NOW, wrote a "statement of purpose" to define its organization's goals in 1966. The site contains this primary source document.
  • Scum Manifesto The site contains the text of Valerie Solanas's radical feminist manifesto, SCUM (The Society for Cutting Up Men) published in 1967.

Popular Culture Resources - 1960s


  • Ad Flip An enormous searchable database of advertisements dating back to 1940.


  • Bissonnette on Costume: A Visual Dictionary of Fashion Kent State University Museum site created by Anne Bissonnette providing a large database of images documenting the history of fashion.


  • Prelinger Archive — A fascinating collection of over 45,000 digitized ephemeral films in education, advertising, and industry.
  • Top 50 Movies of the Sixties — Based on votes taken by the Internet Movie Database (IMDb), this is a list of the best and worst movies released during the decade. Includes information on the movies' casts and producers as well as descriptions of the movies.
  • Oscar Winners of the 1960s
  • Film History of the 1960sThis comprehensive site by film critic and movie buff Tim Dirks provides extensive information about 60s cinema.

Pop Culture

  • 60s Culture — About.com website provides links to online information on 60s popular culture, events, and movements.
  • Sixties Toys — This hobbyist's personal website provides images and descriptions of toys popular during the decade.
  • Hippies on the Web — A web-index of links to 60s Hippie culture, including musicians, writers, and locales..
  • The Haight-Ashbury Scene — This site features the people, events, and places of this district of San Francisco, popular with Hippie culture of the 60s.
  • Timothy Leary Website — Started by Leary himself in 1994 (two years before his death), this website is devoted to Leary's work and controversial career. Includes a photo archive of his life (1920-1996).


  • Woodstock — This website provides an online tour of the 1969 Woodstock music festival. Includes a "tour" of the three-day festival, a list of bands and artists performing, photos, and anecdotes.
  • Hard Bop Homepage — "Hard Bop" was the latest evolution of jazz in the early 60s. This site examines the music and the musicians that defined this jazz genre.
  • Sixties Protest Music "The Sixties between the Microgrooves: Using Folk and Protest Music to Understand American History, 1963-1973" by Jerome L. Rodnitzky. An article published in the journal, Popular Music and Society, Winter, 1999.
  • Chronology of Rock in San Francisco—1965-1969 — Site sponsored by the Museum of the City of San Francisco documenting the 60s music scene in San Francisco.
  • Lyrics World A searchable database of song lyrics, including music from the 1960s.
  • The Internet Beatles Album An extensive site exploring many details of the Beatles' career, background, and music, including audio clips.


  • 60s Television This site provides links to online material about popular shows of the decade
  • 1960s Television History An extensive site documenting the history of television with images, advertising, and programming information from the T.V. Guide.


  • Andy Warhol Museum — The official site of the Andy Warhol museum in Pittsburgh.

1960s Bibliography

  • Adams, Hugh. Art of the Sixties. London: Peerage, 1984.
  • Albert, Judith Clavir and Stewart Edward Albert. The Sixties Papers: Documents of a Rebellious Decade. New York: Praeger, 1984.
  • Aldgate, Anthony, James Chapman, and Arthur Marwick, eds. Windows on the Sixties: Exploring Key Texts of Media and Culture. London: I.B. Tauris, 2000.
  • Allen, Mary. The Necessary Blankness: Women in Major American Fiction of the Sixties. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1976.
  • Allyn, David. Make Love, Not War: The Sexual Revolution: An Unfettered History. Boston: Little, Brown, 2000.
  • Anderson, Terry H. The Movement and the Sixties. New York: Oxford UP, 1995.
  • -. The Sixties. New York: Longman, 1999.
  • Andrew, John A. The Other Side of the Sixties: Young Americans for Freedom and the Rise of Conservative Politics. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1997.
  • Andrews, Geoff, ed. New Left, New Right and Beyond: Taking the Sixties Seriously.New York: St. Martin's P, 1999.
  • Avedon, Richard and Don Arbus.The Sixties. New York: Random House, 1999.
  • Berman, Ronald. America in the Sixties: An Intellectual History. New York: Free P, 1968.
  • Berton, Pierre. Voices from the Sixties: Twenty-Two View of a Revolutionary Decade. Garden City: Doubleday, 1967.
  • Bibby, Michael. Hearts and Minds: Bodies, Poetry, and Resistance in the Vietnam Era. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1996.
  • Bloom, Alexander and Wini Breines, eds. Takin' it to the Streets: A Sixties Reader. New York: Oxford UP, 1995.
  • Bloom, Alexander.Long Time Gone: Sixties America Then and Now. New York: Oxford UP, 2001.
  • Bodroghkozy, Aniko.Groove Tube: Sixties Television and the Youth Rebellion.Durham: Duke UP, 2001.
  • Boskin, Joseph and Robert A. Rosenstone, eds. Protest in the Sixties. Philadelphia: American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1969.
  • Bracey, John Jr., August Meier, and Elliot Rudwick, eds. Black Protest in the Sixties. New York: M. Wiener, 1991.
  • Brennan, Mary C. Turning Right in the Sixties: The Conservative Capture of the GOP. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1995.
  • Bromell, Nick.Tomorrow Never Knows: Rock and Psychedelics in the 1960s. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2000.
  • Burner, David. Making Peace with the 60s. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1996.
  • Cagin, Seth and Philip Dray. Born to Be Wild: Hollywood and the Sixties Generation. Boca Raton: Coyote, 1994.
  • Calas, Nicolas and Elena Calas. Icons and Images of the Sixties. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1971.
  • Cavallo, Dominick.A Fiction of the Past: The Sixties in American History. New York: St. Martin's P, 1999.
  • Chepesiuk, Ronald. Sixties Radicals, Then and Now: Candid Conversations with Those Who Shaped the Era. Jefferson: McFarland, 1995.
  • Crosby, David and David Bender. Stand and Be Counted: Making Music, Making History: The Dramatic Story of the Artists and Events that Changed America.San Francisco: Harper, 2000.
  • Curtin, Michael and Lynn Spigel. The Revolution Wasn't Televised: Sixties Television and Social Conflict. New York: Routledge, 1997.
  • Davidson, Eugene.Reflections on a Disruptive Decade: Essays from the Sixties. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 2000.
  • Davis, James Kirkpatrick. Assault on the Left: The FBI and the Sixties Antiwar Movement. Westport: Praegar, 1997.
  • Dickstein, Morris. Gates of Eden: American Culture in the Sixties. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1997.
  • Dobrow, Larry. When Advertising Tried Harder: The Sixties, The Golden Age of American Advertising. New York: Friendly P, 1984.
  • Dudley, William, ed. The 1960s: Opposing Viewpoints. San Diego: Greenhaven, 1997.
  • Eyerman, Ron and Andrew Jamison. Seeds of the Sixties. Berkeley: U of California P, 1994.
  • Farber, David, ed. The Sixties: From Memory to History. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1994.
  • Farrell, James J. The Spirit of the Sixties: Making Postwar Radicalism. New York: Routledge, 1997.
  • Feather, Leonard G. The Encyclopedia of Jazz in the Sixties. New York: Horizon, 1966.
  • Fiell, Charlotte and Peter, eds.60s Decorative Art: A Source Book.New York: Taschen, 2000.
  • Frascina, Francis.Art, Politics, and Dissent: Aspects of the Art Left in Sixties America. New York: Manchester UP, 1999.
  • Garfinkle, Adam. Telltale Hearts: The Origins and Impact of the Vietnam Antiwar Movement. New York: St. Martin's, 1995.
  • Gitlin, Todd. The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage. New York: Bantam, 1993.
  • Grine, Omar. America Against Herself: The Ideology of American Radicalism in the Nineteen Sixties. Columbia: Columbia UP, 1971.
  • Gustafson, James M., ed. The Sixties: Radical Change in American Religion. Philadelphia: American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1970.
  • Harris, Norman. The Sixties, A Black Chronology. Athens: Black Resource Center, 1990.
  • -. Connecting Times: The Sixties in Afro-American Fiction. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 1988.
  • Haskins, James and Kathleen Benson. The 60s Reader. New York: Viking Kestral, 1988.
  • Helander, Brock. The Rockin' '60s: The People Who Made the Music. New York: Schirmer, 1999.
  • Hewison, Robert. Too Much: Art and Society in the Sixties 1960-1975. London: Methuen, 1986.
  • Hicks, Michael. Sixties Rock: Garage, Psychedelic, and Other Satisfactions. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1999.
  • Holmes, Jay. America on the Moon: The Enterprise of the Sixties. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1962.
  • Howard, Gerald, ed. The Sixties: Art, Politics, and Media of Our Most Explosive Decade. New York: Marlowe, 1995.
  • Jackson, Lesley.The Sixties: Decade of Design Revolution. London: Phaidon, 2000.
  • Jackson, Rebecca. The 1960s: An Annotated Bibliography of Social and Political Movements in the United States. Westport: Greenwood, 1992.
  • James, David E. Allegories of Cinema: American Film in the Sixties. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1989.
  • Kessler, Lauren. After All These Years: Sixties Ideals in a Different World. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1990.
  • Keylin, Arleen and Laurie Barnett, eds. The Sixties: As Reported by the New York Times. New York: Arno, 1980.
  • Kimball, Roger. The Long March: How the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s Changed America. San Francisco: Encounter, 2000.
  • Law, Lisa. Interviews with Icons: Flashing on the Sixties. Santa Fe: Lumen, 2000.
  • Lee, Martin A. and Bruce Shlain. Acid Dreams: The CIA, LSD, and the Sixties Rebellion. New York: Grove Press, 1985.
  • Levitt, Cyril. Children of Privilege: Student Revolt in the Sixties: A Study of Student Movements in Canada, the United States, and West Germany. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1984.
  • Levy, Peter B, ed. America in the SixtiesRight, Left, and Center: A Documentary History.Westport: Praeger, 1998.
  • Linden-Ward, Blanche and Carol Hurd Green. American Women in the 1960s: Changing the Future. New York: Twayne, 1993.
  • Lobenthal, Joel. Radical Rags: Fashions of the Sixties. New York: Abbeville, 1990.
  • Lyons, Paul. New Left, New Right, and the Legacy of the Sixties. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1996.
  • Macedo, Stephen, ed.Reassessing the Sixties: Debating the Political and Cultural Legacy.New York: Norton, 1997.
  • Magnet, Myron. The Dream and the Nightmare: The Sixties' Legacy to the Underclass. New York: W. Morrow, 1993.
  • Margolis, Jon.The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964: The Beginning of the "Sixties."New York: William Morrow, 1999.
  • Marqusee, Mike. Redemption Song: Muhammad Ali and the Spirit of the Sixties. London: Verso, 1999.
  • McCartney, Linda. Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an Era. Boston: Little, Brown, 1993.
  • McClelland, Charles A. Nuclear Weapons, Missiles, and Future War: Problems for the Sixties. San Francisco: H. Chandler, 1960.
  • McWilliams, John C.The 1960s Cultural Revolution.Westport: Greenwood Press, 2000.
  • Mead, William B. The Explosive Sixties. Alexandria: Redefinition, 1989.
  • Mendel-Reyes, Meta. Reclaiming Democracy: The Sixties in Politics and Memory. New York: Routledge, 1995.
  • Mileur, Jerome M., ed. The Liberal Tradition in Crisis: American Politics in the Sixties. Lexington: Heath, 1974.
  • Miller, Timothy. The 60s Communes: Hippies and Beyond. Syracuse: Syracuse UP, 1999.
  • Morgan, Edward P. The 60s Experience: Hard Lessons about Modern America. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1991.
  • Morrison, Joan and Robert K. Morrison. From Camelot to Kent State: The Sixties Experience in the Words of Those who Lived It. New York: Times Books, 1987.
  • Moser, Richard R. The New Winter Soldiers: GI and Veteran Dissent During the Vietnam Era. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1996.
  • Obst, Lynda Rosen, ed. The Sixties: The Decade Remembered Now, by the People who Lived It Then. San Francisco: Rolling Stone P, 1977.
  • O'Brien, Geoffrey. Dream Time: Chapters from the Sixties. New York: Viking, 1988.
  • Okun, Milton, ed. The New York Times Great Songs of the Sixties. Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1971.
  • Olderman, Raymond M. Beyond the Waste Land: A Study of the American Novel in the Nineteen-Sixties. New Haven: Yale UP, 1972.
  • O'Neil, Doris C, ed. LifeThe '60s. Boston: Little, Brown, 1989.
  • Parker, Thomas and Douglas Nelson. Day by Day: The Sixties. New York: Facts on File, 1983.
  • Peck, Abe. Uncovering the Sixties: The Life and Times of the Underground Press. New York: Pantheon, 1985.
  • Perkins, Margo V.Autobiography as Activism: Three Black Women of the Sixties. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2000.
  • Perry, Charles and Barry Miles. I Want to Take You Higher : The Psychedelic Era 1965-1969. Ed. by Parke Puterbaugh and James Henke. San Francisco: Chronicle, 1997.
  • Peter, Joseph. Good Times: An Oral History of America in the Nineteen Sixties. New York: Charterhouse, 1973.
  • Pichaske, David. A Generation in Motion: Popular Music and Culture in the Sixties. New York: Schirmer, 1979.
  • Putz, Manfred. The Story of Identity: American Fiction of the Sixties. Stuttgart: Metzler, 1979.
  • Quinn, Edward and Paul J. Dolan, eds. The Sense of the Sixties. New York: Free P, 1968.
  • Richards, Stanley, ed. Best Plays of the Sixties. Garden City: Doubleday, 1970.
  • Roszak, Theodore. The Making of a Counter Culture : Reflections on the Technocratic Society and Its Youthful Opposition. Berkeley: U of California P, 1995.
  • Rowbotham, Sheila.Promise of a Dream: Remembering the Sixties.London: Penguin, 2001.
  • Sander, Ellen. Trips: Rock Life in the Sixties. New York: Scribner, 1973.
  • Sann, Paul. The Angry Decade: The Sixties. New York: Crown, 1979.
  • Sayres, Sohnya, et al., eds. The 60s Without Apology. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1984.
  • Schlesinger, Arthur Jr. Violence: America in the Sixties. New York: New American Library, 1968.
  • Selvin, Joel. Summer of Love: The Inside Story of LSD, Rock & Roll, Free Love and High Times in the Wild West. New York: Copper Square, 1999.
  • Singleton, Carl, ed.The Sixties in America. Pasadena: Salem P, 1999.
  • Small, Melvin. Covering Dissent: The Media and the Anti-Vietnam War Movement. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1994.
  • Smith, Patricia Juliana. The Queer Sixties. New York: Routledge, 1999.
  • Solotaroff, Ted. The Red Hot Vacuum, and Other Pieces on the Writing of the Sixties. New York: Atheneum, 1970.
  • Steigerwald, David. The Sixties and the End of Modern America. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1995.
  • Stephens, Julie. Anti-Disciplinary Protest: Sixties Radicalism and Postmodernism.New York: Cambridge UP, 1998.
  • Stern, Jane and Michael. Sixties People. New York: Knopf, 1990.
  • Stern, Mark. Calculating Visions: Kennedy, Johnson, and Civil Rights. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1992.
  • Stine, Peter. The Sixties. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1995.
  • Stone, Albert E. The Return of Nat Turner: History, Literature, and Cultural Politics in Sixties America. Athens: U of Georgia P, 1992.
  • Tipton, Steven M. Getting Saved From the Sixties: Moral Meaning in Conversion and Cultural Change. Berkeley: U of California P, 1982.
  • Tischler, Barbara L. Sights on the Sixties. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1992.
  • Tompkins, Dorothy Campbell. Poverty in the United States during the Sixties; A Bibliography. Berkeley: U of California P, 1970.
  • Umansky, Lauri. Motherhood Reconceived: Feminism and the Legacies of the Sixties. New York: New York UP, 1996.
  • VanWyngarden, Bruce and Peter O. Whitmer. Aquarius revisited: Seven Who Created the Sixties Counterculture that Changed America : William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Ken Kesey, Timothy Leary, Norman Mailer, Tom Robbins, Hunter S. Thompson. New York: Citadel, 1991.
  • Walls, David S. and John B. Stephenson, eds. Appalachia in the Sixties: Decade of Reawakening. Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 1972.
  • Warburg, James Paul. Disarmament, The Challenge of the Nineteen Sixties. Garden City: Doubleday, 1961.
  • Warlaumont, Hazel G. Advertising in the 60s: Turncoats, Traditionalists, and Waste Makers in America's Turbulent Decade.London: Praeger, 2001.
  • Weiner, Rex and Deanne Stillman. Woodstock Census: The Nationwide Survey of the Sixties Generations. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1980.
  • Whalen, Jack and Richard Flacks. Beyond the Barricades: The Sixties Generation Grows Up. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1989.
  • Wilson, Edmund. The Sixties: The Last Journal. Ed. by Lewis M. Dabney. New York: Farrar Strauss Giroux, 1993.
  • Wofford, Harris. Of Kennedys and Kings: Making Sense of the Sixties. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 1992.
  • Wyatt, David. Out of the Sixties: Storytelling and the Vietnam Generation. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1993.
  • Zacharias, Donald W., ed. In Pursuit of Peace: Speeches of the Sixties. New York: Random House, 1970.

Literature of the 1960s - Selected Bibliography

Collected Short Stories (1960)
The Morning Song of Lord Zero (1963)
A Seizure of Limericks (1964)
Thee (1967)

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962)
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (1963)
Tiny Alice (1964)
A Delicate Balance (1966)
Box (1969)
Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung (1969)

Homage to Clio (1960)
The Dyer's Hand (1962)
Selected Essays (1964)
About the House (1965)
Collected Shorter Poems, 1927-1957 (1966)
Collected Longer Poems (1968)
Secondary Worlds (1968)
City Without Walls (1969)

Nobody Knows My Name, More Notes of a Native Son (1961)
Another Country (1962)
The Fire Next Time (1963)
"Sonny's Blues" (1965)
Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone (1968)

The Sot-Weed Factor (1960)
Giles Goat-Boy (1966)
Lost in the Funhouse (1968)

Herzog (1964)
Mosby's Memoirs (1968)

The Living Reed (1963)

The Exterminator (1960)
The Soft Machine (1961)
The Ticket That Exploded (1962)
The Yage Letters [with Allen Ginsberg] (1963)
Nova Express (1964)

In Cold Blood (1966)

Silent Spring (1962)

Some People, Places, and Things that Will Not Appear in my Next Novel (1961)
The Brigadier and the Golf Widow (1964)
"The Swimmer" (1964)
The Wapshot Scandal (1964)
Bullet Park (1969)

The Origin of the Brunists (1966)
The Universal Baseball Association, Inc., J. Henry Waugh, Prop. (1968)
Pricksongs and Descants (1969)

73 Poems (1963)

Midcentury (1961)
Mr. Wilson's War (1962)
Brazil on the Move (1963)
The Best Times: An Informal Memoir (1966)
The Portugal Stories: Three Centuries of Exploration and Discovery (1969)

Knowledge and Experience in the Philosophy of F. H. Bradley (1964)
To Criticize the Critic and Other Writings (1965)

The Reivers (1962)
Essays, Speeches, and Public Letters (1965)

The Resurrection (1966)

Empty Mirror: Early Poems (1961)
Kaddish and Other Poems (1961)
Reality Sandwiches (1963)
Planet News: 1961-1967 (1968)
Compositions from Journals (1969)

"Homage to the Empress of the Blues" (1966)
"Those Winter Sundays" (1966)

Catch-22 (1961)
We Bombed in New Haven (1967)

Toys in the Attic (1960)
My Mother, My Father, and Me (1963)
An Unfinished Woman (1969)

A Moveable Feast (1964)

Get Home Free (1964)
Nothing More to Declare (1967)

Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz (1961)
The Best of Simple (1961)
Fight For Freedom: The Story of the NAACP (1962)
Simple's Uncle Sam (1965)
The Panther and the Lash: Poems of Our Times (1967)

Black Magic: Poetry 1961-1967 (1969)

Lonesome Traveler (1960)
Tristessa (1960)
The Book of Dreams (1961)
Big Sur (1962)
Visions of Gerard (1963)
Desolation Angels (1965)
Satori in Paris (1966)
Vanity of Duluoz (1968)

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962)
Sometimes a Great Notion (1964)

"Letter from Birmingham Jail" (1963)
Why We Can't Wait (1964)
Trumpet of Conscience (1967)
Where do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community? (1967)

A Separate Peace (1960)
Morning in Antibes (1962)
Double Vision (1964)
Indian Summer (1966)
Phineas (1968)

The Painted Bird (1965)
Steps (1968)

To Kill A Mockingbird (1960)

"Come in to Animal Presence" (1960)
The Jacob’s Ladder (1961)
"The Ache of Marriage" (1964)
O Taste and See (1964)
"Abel's Bride" (1966)
The Sorrow Dance (1967)

"Skunk Hour" (1960)
For the Union Dead (1964)
The Old Glory (1964)
Near the Ocean (1967)
"Waking Early Sunday Morning" (1967)
Prometheus Bound (1969)
Notebook 1967-1968 (1969)

Death for the Ladies and Other Disasters (1962)
The Presidential Papers (1963)
An American Dream (1965)
Cannibals and Christians (1966)
The Bullfight (1967)
Why Are We in Vietnam? (1967)
The Armies of the Night (1968)
The Idol and the Octopus (1968)
Miami and the Siege of Chicago (1968)

The Group (1963)
Vietnam (1967)
Hanoi (1968)

Report of the County Chairman (1961)
Caravans (1963)
The Source (1965)
Iberia (1968)

The Misfits (1961)
After the Fall (1964)
I Don't Need You Anymore (1967)
The Price (1968)
In Russia [with Inge Morath] (1969)

The Bluest Eye (1969)

Pale Fire (1962)
Speak, Memory (1966)
King, Queen, Knave (1968)
Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle (1969)

Everyone But Thee and Me (1962)

By the North Gate (1963)
With Shuddering Fall (1964)
Upon the Sweeping Flood (1966)
A Garden of Earthly Delights (1967)
Expensive People (1968)
Women in Love (1968)
Anonymous Sins (1969)
them (1969)

The Violent Bear it Away (1960)
Everything that Rises Must Converge (1965)
Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose (1969)

"Black Rook in Rainy Weather" (1960)
The Colossus and Other Poems (1962)
The Bell Jar (1963)
"Daddy" (1965)
"Medusa" (1965)
"Ariel" (1965)
"Lady Lazarus" (1965)
"Death and Co." (1965)
"Fever 103'" (1965)
Ariel (1966)

Impact: Essays on Ignorance and the Decline of American Civilization (1960)
Drafts and Fragments of Cantos CX-CXVII (1969)

For the New Intellectual (1961)

"Breakfast in a Bowling Alley in Utica, New York" (1963)
"Necessities of Life" (1966)
"'I Am in DangerSir'" (1966)

Franny and Zooey (1961)
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour—An Introduction (1963)

Wind Song (1960)
Honey and Salt (1963)

"Her Kind" (1960)
"Ringing the Bells" (1960)
To Bedlam and Part Way Back (1960)
All My Pretty Ones (1962)
"The Truth the Dead Know" (1962)
Selected Poems (1964)
"The Addict" (1966)
Live or Die (1966)
"Self in 1958" (1966)
"For My Lover, Returning to his Wife" (1969)
Love Poems (1969)

My Lifetime in Letters (1960)
Autobiography (1962)

Myths and Texts (1960)
Six Sections from Mountains and Rivers Without End (1965)
A Range of Poems (1966)
The Back Country (1968)
Earth House Hold (1969)

The Winter of Our Discontent (1961)
Travels with Charley in Search of America (1962)
America and Americans (1966)
Journal of a Novel: The East of Eden Letters (1969)

The Letters of Wallace Stevens (1966)

Lanterns and Lances (1961)
Credos and Curios (1962)

If Morning Ever Comes (1964)
The Tin Can Tree (1965)

Rabbit, Run (1960)
"A & P" (1962)
Pigeon Feathers (1962)
The Centaur (1963)
Olinger Stories (1964)
Of the Farm (1965)
The Music School (1966)
Couples (1968)
Midpoint (1969)

The Best Man (1960)
Rocking the Boat (1962)
Julian (1964)
Washington, D.C. (1967)
Myra Breckinridge (1968)
Reflections Upon a Sinking Ship (1969)

Canary in a Cat House (1961)
Mother Night (1961)
Cat's Cradle (1963)
God Bless You Mr. Rosewater; Or, Pearls Before Swine (1965)
Welcome to the Monkey-House (1968)
Slaughterhouse Five (1969)

You, Emperors, and Others (1960)
Wilderness: A Tale of the Civil War (1961)
Who Speaks for the Negro? (1965)
Incarnations: Poems 1966-1968 (1968)
Audubon: A Vision (1969)

Period of Adjustment (1960)
The Night of the Iguana (1961)
The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore (1963)
Slapstick Tragedy: The Mutilated and The Gnadiges Fraulein (1966)
The Knightly Quest (1967)
Kingdom of Earth (1968)
In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel (1969)

The Farmer’s Daughters (1961)
Many Loves and Other Plays (1961)
Pictures from Brueghel (1962)
Paterson (1963)

The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby (1965)
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1968)
The Pump-House Gang (1968)

Eight Men (1961)
Lawd Today! (1963)

Autobiography [with Alex Haley] (1965)

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