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Saul Bellow


Born
in Lachine, Quebec, Canada
June 10, 1915

Died
April 05, 2005

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Saul Bellow was born in Lachine, Quebec, a suburb of Montreal, in 1915, and was raised in Chicago. He attended the University of Chicago, received his Bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in 1937, with honors in sociology and anthropology, did graduate work at the University of Wisconsin, and served in the Merchant Marines during World War II.

Mr. Bellow's first novel, Dangling Man, was published in 1944, and his second, The Victim, in 1947. In 1948 he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and spent two years in Paris and traveling in Europe, where he began The Adventures of Augie March,, which won the National Book Award for fiction in 1954. Later books include Seize The Day (1956), Henderson The Rain King (1959), Herzog (1964), Mos
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3.77 avg rating — 20,182 ratings — published 1964 — 148 editions
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The Adventures of Augie March

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3.84 avg rating — 17,268 ratings — published 1953 — 98 editions
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Henderson the Rain King

3.77 avg rating — 14,718 ratings — published 1959 — 106 editions
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Seize the Day

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3.53 avg rating — 11,358 ratings — published 1956 — 86 editions
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Humboldt's Gift

3.85 avg rating — 8,863 ratings — published 1975 — 87 editions
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Mr. Sammler's Planet

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Ravelstein

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Dangling Man

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The Victim

3.55 avg rating — 1,957 ratings — published 1947 — 51 editions
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More Die of Heartbreak

3.73 avg rating — 1,400 ratings — published 1987 — 43 editions
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“You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.”
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“People can lose their lives in libraries. They ought to be warned.”
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“Unexpected intrusions of beauty. This is what life is.”
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