Pearl S. Buck

Pearl S. Buck
Pearl S. Buck was a writer and novelist. She was the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, and her novel The Good Earth won a Pulitzer Prize in 1932.
  • The Touch of Life

    The daughter of American missionaries, who teas taken to China at an early age. PEARL S. BUCK made her first appearance in print in the Atlantic for January, 1923. Since then she has contributed to us as the spirit prompted and we were particularly proud of her a when in 1938 she received the Nobel Prize for Literature. The paper which follows is drawn from her new book, My Several Worlds, autobiographical in nature, touching on her life in China, Japan, and in this country. It will be published in early November by John Day.

  • Land Below the Wind

  • AP

    In China, Too

    Pearl S. Buck, an American-born writer who was raised in China and continues to live and teach there with her husband, reflects on the social and cultural changes transforming China's young people.