Novelist—The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Novels: The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Innocents Abroad, The Prince and the Pauper, Life on the Mississippi, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson, The Chronicle of Young Satan (unfinished), The American Claimant, Roughing It, Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc

Short Stories: Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog” (also known as “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”), Old TImes on the Mississippi, Cannibalism in the Cars, The Private Life of Adam and Eve, many more

Plays: Is He Dead?, Colonel Sellers

Essays: “What is Man?” “Advice to Youth,” “Queen Victoria’s Jubilee,” and more

Journalism: Virginia City Territorial Enterprise, Sacramento Union,

Awards: honorary degrees from Oxford and Yale, Mark Twain Prize for American Humor named in his honor