1893 - 1960


Writing as: John P. Marquand

One of the most celebrated American authors of the 30s, John Marquand came from a well-to-do Massachusetts family that lost most of their money in a financial downturn. This allowed the author to see how both sides live. He is best known for his Mr. Moto tales but he did many other works that received critical and commercial success, including The Late George Apley for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1938.

Series Books
Mr. Moto Your Turn, Mr. Moto (1935)
  Thank You, Mr. Moto (1936)
  Think Fast, Mr. Moto (1936)
  Mr. Moto Is So Sorry (1938)
  Last Laugh, Mr. Moto (1941)
  Right You Are, Mr. Moto (1957)