Charles Webb is an American author best known for writing The Graduate, which was his first novel. It was subsequently made into an enormously successful Mike Nichols film.
Among Webb's other works, the novel, The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker, was made into a feature film with Richard Benjamin and Joanna Shimkus. His novel, New Cardiff, was made into a movie entitled Hope Springs.
He also wrote Home School, Booze, Elsinor, The Abolitionist of Clark Gable Place, Orphans and Other Children, and Love, Roger.