New York: Penguin Books, 2012. First Trade Paperback Edition, First Printing. Softcover. Used - Fine. Some sunning/fading to spine. Otherwise like new. Clean, unmarked, tight. Black and white plates. Index. 15 x 23 cm. 573 pp. Item #11259
A literary milestone in its own right, this selection of correspondence connects us as never before to one of the greatest writers of our time. Saul Bellow was winner of the Pulitzer Prize, three National Book Awards, and the Nobel Prize in Literature. He also wrote marvelously acute, unsparing, tender, ferocious, hilarious, and wise letters throughout his long life (1915-2005). Including letters to William Faulkner, John Cheever, Ralph Ellison, Cynthia Ozick, Martin Amis, and many others, this vast self-portrait-shows the influences at work in a seminal literary mind.