Saul Bellow

Mr. Sammler’s Planet

Added on October 9, 2014

Mr. Sammler’s Planet Saul Bellow The Viking Press, New York, 1970 Saul Bellow won the 1971 National Book Award for Mr. Sammler’s Planet. Mr. Sammler is a holocaust survivor, a university lecturer, and a self-defined ‘registrar of madness.’ He is a man who feels that the greater luxury of the post-war years is not making [...]

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Humboldt’s Gift

Added on March 18, 2012

Humboldt’s Gift Saul Bellow Viking, U.S.A. 1976 Humboldt’s Gift won the 1976 Pulitzer prize for fiction and was nominated for the National Book Award. Later that same year, Bellow won the Nobel Prize for literature. According to Wikipedia, he is the only writer to be nominated for the National Book Award six times and the [...]

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A Silver Dish

Added on March 8, 2012

A Silver Dish Saul Bellow Albondocani Press, New York, 1979 This well-reviewed long story was Bellow’s first book to come out after winning the 1976 Nobel Prize for literature. It was first published in the New Yorker in 1978 and was later included in the 1984 collection Him With His Foot in His Mouth. This [...]

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A Silver Dish

Added on January 27, 2011

A Silver Dish Saul Bellow New Yorker Magazine, New York, Sept 25, 1978 This New Yorker magazine is the true first printing of A Silver Dish, Bellow’s dense and intellectual novella; his first published story after winning the 1976 Nobel Prize. A luxurious signed limited edition of A Silver Dish was published one year later [...]

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Herzog

Added on September 6, 2010

Herzog Saul Bellow Viking, New York, 1964 Saul Bellow was born in Quebec, but lived in the United States since he was nine. He won the Nobel Prize in 1976. He is the only writer to win the National Book Award three times and the only one to be nominated six times. He has also [...]

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