My Name is Aram
December 26, 1940
UK edition published by Faber & Faber in 1941
Issued as an Armed Services Edition in June 1944.
The Saroyan Special
November 29, 1948
Translated into German
The Human Comedy
February 25, 1943
Based on Saroyan's original screenplay written for MGM.
Spent 15 weeks on the New York Times Best Sellers list, peaking at #2.
Won the Oscar for Best Story for The Human Comedy in 1944.
Was the March 1943 Book-of-the-Month Club selection.
Issued as an Armed Services Edition in September 1943.
Adapted as Ithica by Meg Ryan in 2015.
In 1943, Nick Hoffer created La Comédie Humaine, a comic strip based on The Human Comed for Le Petit Journal,
The Human Comedy was also adapted for an episode of The DuPont Show of the Month in March 1959.
A musical adaptation premiered at Jospeh Papp's Public Theatre in 1983, eventually moving to Broadway in 1984.
UK edition published by Faber & Faber in 1943
November 9, 1944
Front cover by G.K. Lander
UK edition published by Faber & Faber in 1945
Released as an Armed Services Edition in March 1945
The Adventures of Wesley Jackson
June 3, 1946
Illustrations by Wallace Morgan
UK edition published by Faber & Faber in 1947
Original edition - 35,000 copies
Debuted at #12 on the New York Times Best-Sellers List on July 7, 1946.
Translated into French and Polish
April 16, 1942
Cover and Frontipiece by Arthur Szyk
Elmer and Lily
The Great American Goof
The Poetic Situation in America
Bad Men in the West
The Agony of Little Nations
A Special Announcement
The People with Light Coming Out of Them
There's Something I Got to Tell You
The Ping-Pong Players
Hello Out There
Coming Through the Rye
Talking to You