Leader won praise for his obsessive attention to detail in The Life of Kingsley Amis, his most well-received book to date, and he brings that ethos to the research in The Life of Saul Bellow
In the "Introduction" to Conversations with Saul Bellow
(1994), Gloria L.
Among the well-known figures appearing here are former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, former Costa Rican president Oscar Arias Sanchez, economist Kenneth Arrow, novelist Saul Bellow
, former US president Jimmy Carter, novelist J.
That is how long I owned Conversations with Saul Bellow
before noticing that it contains an interview that records Bellow's delight in realizing something important about Herzog, and that Bellow offered the same insight in the letter he wrote to me.
Some of the names are likely familiar to the average educated reader, such as authors Saul Bellow
, Jonathan Franzen, Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie, Arthur Schlesinger, and Elie Wiesel; directors Spike Lee, David Lynch, and Martin Scorcese; architect Daniel Libeskind; and actress/activist Jane Fonda.
She holds an MS in Journalism from Northwestern University and an MA in Creative Writing From Boston University, where she studied with Robert Pinsky, Derek Walcott, and Saul Bellow
Born in Michigan, Mrs Jennings was an authority on the American Nobel Prize-winning novelist Saul Bellow
, and came to the West Midlands in 1979 to complete a PhD on the women characters in his novels at Birmingham University.
Crouch also likes Philip Roth (with some qualifications), Joyce Carol Oates, and Saul Bellow
She knew them all and bedded most of them as well as some that simply passed through, like Nelson Algren, Saul Bellow
, and Evan Connell Jr.
would later say of Kendall that he had "made some of the most interesting mistakes a man could make in the twentieth century.
The program also includes Mark Twain papers in the Saul Bellow
and Susan Glaspell sessions.
Their irony was entirely foreign to him, but had they been willing to meet the aesthetic standards he set, as well as to bear the brunt of his opinionated manner--like many of the Augie Marches about whom his coeval Saul Bellow
wrote, in old age Held became politically conservative--the confrontation might have helped to shake contemporary abstraction out of the doldrums.