American Books by State

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What book do you think of when you think of Georgia? How about Washington?

Business Insider has a neato map pairing each of the fifty states with the most famous book set there.

The two states above correspond to Gone with the Wind and Twilight, respectively. The Rumpus shares a state with Grapes of Wrath.


Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →