"Bellow's People" by David Mikics
Adult Nonfiction: American Jewish Studies, Arts & Culture, Biography
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A perfect introduction to Bellow's life and work, "Bellow's People" is an incisive critical study of the novelist and a memorable account of a vibrant and tempestuous circle of mid-century American intellectuals. In "Bellow's People", literary historian and critic, David Mikics, explores Bellow's life and work through the real-life relationships and friendships that Bellow transmuted into the genius of his art. Mikics covers ten of the extraordinary people who mattered most to Bellow.
David Mikics is the Moores Distinguished Professor in the Department of English, University of Houston. He is the author of "Slow Reading in a Hurried Age." and his writing has appeared in Tablet, The New Republic and The New York Times.