Saul Bellow

Novelist Saul Bellow

Profession: Novelist

United States of America

Biography: 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

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: April 5, 2005 (aged 89)

Historical Events

  • 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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