Synopses & Reviews
In this brilliant and long-awaited biography of Nobel Prize-winning author Saul Bellow, Atlas tells the story of a great writer's turbulent life against the backdrop of American 20th century intellectual history.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -656) and index.
About the Author
James Atlas is the founding editor of the Lipper/Viking Penguin Lives Series. A longtime contributor to The New Yorker, he was an editor at The New York Times Magazine for many years. His work has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The New York Review of Books, The London Review of Books, Vanity Fair, and many other journals. He is the author of Delmore Schwartz: The Life of an American Poet, which was nominated for the National Book Award.