New York : Modern Library, 2002.
This biography of the Nobel-Prize-winning writer Saul Bellow explores how the child of poor Russian Jewish immigrants became a world-famous author. It demonstrates how Bellow's work thrived on contradiction and adversity.
LibraryThing member ronsea
Perhaps the best biography that I have read. Bellow provides a life full of stories and challenges and Atlas matches his wit and verve. While it is natural to find something at odds with a piece of scholarship such as this, I will reserve my comments for admiration and respect.