Him With His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories

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This dazzling collection of shorter fiction describes a series of self-awakenings -- a suburban divorcee deciding among lovers, a celebrity drawn into his cousin's life of crime, a father remembering bygone Chicago, an artist, and an academic awaiting extradition for some unnamed offense.

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Saul Bellow (1915-2005) was born in Canada in 1915 and grew up in Chicago. He attended Chicago, Northwestern and Wisconsin universities and had a BSc in Anthropology. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976, the first American to win the prize since John Steinbeck in 1962. The author of numerous novels, novellas, and stories, he was the only novelist to receive three National Book Awards. He also received the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Fiction. During the 1967 Arab-Israeli conflict, Bellow served as a war correspondent for Newsday. He taught at New York University, Princeton, and the University of Minnesota and was chairman of the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago.

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Saul Bellow was born in Canada in 1915 and grew up in Chicago. He attended Chicago, Northwestern and Wisconsin universities and had a BSc in Anthropology. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976, the first American to win the prize since John Steinbeck in 1962. Saul Bellow's books, many of which are published by Penguin, include Dangling Man (1944); The Adventures of Augie March (1953) which, like Herzog (1964) and Mr Sammler's Planet (1970), won the National Book Award; Henderson the Rain King (1959); Humboldt's Gift (1975), which won the Pulitzer Prize; To Jerusalem and Back (1976), his first non-fiction work, and More Die of Heartbreak (1987), amongst many others. Saul Bellow died in 2005.

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