Saul Bellow

Novelist Saul Bellow

Profession: Novelist

Nationality:
United States of America
American
Canada
Canadian

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
Birthplace: Lachine, Quebec, Canada
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: April 5, 2005 (aged 89)

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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