John O'Hara

John O’Hara

Bio

John O’Hara (1905–1970) was among the most prominent American writers of the twentieth century. Championed by Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Dorothy Parker, he wrote fourteen novels, including Appointment in Samarra and BUtterfield 8, and had more stories published in the New Yorker than anyone in the history of the magazine.