Books Woody Guthrie Books by Woody Guthrie Woody Guthrie has written books about: Historical Fiction Literary Fiction Fiction Arts & Entertainment Nonfiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Woody Guthrie The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books Woody Guthrie's 'House Of Earth' Calls 'This Land' Home February 5, 2013 Folk musician Woody Guthrie wrote thousands of songs in his lifetime — but as far as anyone knows, he only wrote one novel. Recently discovered, House of Earth is the story of struggling young sharecroppers who dream of creating a safe haven amid the dust storms and economic depression of the 1930s. Woody Guthrie's 'House Of Earth' Calls 'This Land' Home Listen · 7:20 7:20 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/170496691/171138752" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript 'Woody Guthrie: Art Works' November 28, 2006 "Wait! Don't assume you're not interested!" writes Ketzel Levine when including this book in her roundup of holiday gift possibilities. The book "cuts and pastes Guthrie's remarkable cartoons, drawings and journal fragments into a raucous kind of sketchbook." Gift Books to Delight and Enthrall December 2, 2005 With her gift book selections, NPR's Ketzel Levine will take you wandering through old maps and contemporary art galleries, courtside at the NBA, inside the minds of raucous high school kids, and into the embrace of poems.