Other People's Lives - Boston Review
Boston ReviewOther People's LivesBoston Review... born in 1913 in New York City, was the writer whose work became the bridge between immigrant writing and the writing—starting with the publication in 1953 of Saul Bellow's Adventures of Augie March—we now think of as authentically Jewish-American.
Posted on 13 October 2017 | 3:14 pm
Arrogance, misogyny … no blow is too low
The GuardianArrogance, misogyny … no blow is too low for the likes of Quentin LettsThe GuardianI remember as a gauche and inadequate 22-year-old reporter, that interview with the author Saul Bellow. Bored, bullying, he ordered me to walk ahead of him in the park so he could look at my legs as they were better than my questions. And shamingly, I did.
Posted on 12 October 2017 | 10:00 pm
Saul Bellow : le chantre de l'individualisme
Le Matin DZSaul Bellow : le chantre de l'individualisme | CultureLe Matin DZ"Les écrivains sont censés nous faire rire et pleurer. C'est ce que demande l'humanité." Saul Bellow. Saul Bellow, tout comme Norman Mailer, s'est essayé au ...Philip Roth, un scandaleux dans la Pléiade - Bibliobs - L'ObsL'Obsall 3 news articles »
Posted on 12 October 2017 | 4:02 am
In search of New York's artistic past –
In search of New York's artistic past – and presentSpectator.co.ukThis 'brawling,/City of the Big Shoulders' (as Chicagoan poet Carl Sandburg put it) has inspired so many writers, from Saul Bellow to Studs Terkel, David Mamet to Sara Paretsky, and as you wander its windswept boulevards you realise that the world they ...
Posted on 11 October 2017 | 8:49 pm
The Rub of Time by Martin Amis: has age
Telegraph.co.ukThe Rub of Time by Martin Amis: has age watered him down?Telegraph.co.ukWriting about Saul Bellow – the subject of several star-struck pieces in this typically glorious, typically enraging collection – Martin Amis notes how, even at 80, he was still able to "hear the thought-rhythms" of the modern world. You'd think, from ...
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 8:00 am
A Tour of Lake Michigan, My Inland Sea
(“I stuck around the amusement park at Silver Beach, where the cars of the Ferris wheel were covered, getting blackened, and I got soaked through my rain coat,” Saul Bellow writes in “The Adventures of Augie March.”) The park closed nearly 50 years ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:04 pm
Pera Wirszup, former U. of C. lecturer and
The lectures drew hundreds and featured such notable figures as authors Eudora Welty and Saul Bellow, historian John Hope Franklin, astronomer Carl Sagan and physicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar. That program continues with the Izaak Wirszup Lecture Series ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:37 am
Saul Bellow Was 30 Years Ahead of Me
Here's a fascinating little August tidbit, via Jeet Heer on Twitter. It's an excerpt from The Dean's December, by Saul Bellow, published in 1981. Albert Corde, an academic, is talking to a scientist (obviously modeled on the seminal lead researcher Clair ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:41 am
Ta-Nehisi Coates and the History Our Kids
Referring to the famous insult by Saul Bellow, he wants "'Tolstoy is the Tolstoy of the Zulus' to immediately be obvious to you." Coates tells his son that there is strength in the hood and wisdom in those streets, and that he must respect the common struggle.
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 5:22 am
New Saul Bellow Documents Unearthed by
HYDE PARK — The author of a new biography of Saul Bellow will be in Hyde Park Tuesday to talk about a trove of documents previously unavailable. Zachary Leader was lucky to have 150 boxes of notes, letters and early drafts while writing “The Life of ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 4:13 am