Saul Bellow

Novelist Saul Bellow Full Name: Saul Bellow


Profession: Novelist
Why Famous: Awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize for Literature, and the National Medal of Arts for his literary contributions. He is the only writer to win the National Book Award for Fiction three times.

Born: June 10, 1915
Star Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lachine, Quebec, Canada

Died: April 5, 2005 (aged 89)

Historical Events in the Life of Saul Bellow

  • 1976-05-03 Pulitzer prize awarded to Saul Bellow (Humboldt's Gift)
  • 1976-10-21 Nobel prize for literature awarded to American Saul Bellow

Quotes by Saul Bellow

  • "A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep."

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