The Outsider Book by Richard Wright books.google.com The Outsider is a novel by American author Richard Wright, first published in 1953. The Outsider is Richard Wright's second installment in a story of epic proportions, a complex master narrative to show American racism in raw and ugly terms. Wikipedia Published: 1953 Author: Richard Wright Genre: Novel Preceded by: Black Boy
Ralph Waldo Ellison was a novelist, literary critic, and scholar. He was the author of the well known novel, "The Invisible Man." A few writers who influenced him were Richard Wright, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Ernest Hemigway, James Joyce, and Fyodor Dostoyevsky.