Saul Bellow

Debates and Opinions


  • Alice Munro: Nobel Prize in Literature

    Saul Bellow, the 1976 prize winner, lived in Quebec until he was nearly 10 but, then, he and his family moved to Chicago; he has always been typically seen as an American writer with much of his work set in that third most populous city in the USA.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q:
    Where was Saul Bellow born?
  • A:
    Saul Bellow was born in Lachine.
  • Q:
    Where did Saul Bellow go to school?
  • A:
    Saul Bellow studied at the University of Chicago.
  • Q:
    What well known book titles have been published by writer, Saul Bellow?
  • A:
    Popular books include -
    - The Adventures of Augie March
    - Ravelstein
    - More Die of Heartbreak
    - The Bellarosa Connection
    - The Actual
    - Dangling Man
    - Humboldt's Gift
  • Q:
    What spirituality did Saul Bellow subscribe to?
  • A:
    Judaism was Saul Bellow's chosen denomination.
  • Q:
    What was Saul Bellow's occupation?
  • A:
    Saul Bellow was an accomplished writer and novelist.
  • Q:
    What was Saul Bellow's ethnicity?
  • A:
    His ethnicity was Ashkenazi Jews.
  • Q:
    Who was an important influence on Saul Bellow?
  • A:
    William Shakespeare, Stendhal, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Anton Chekhov and Joseph Conrad influenced Saul Bellow.

Awards & Accolades

  • 1976
  • Pulitzer Prize - Fiction
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