Saul Bellow’s Letters: Janis Freedman-Bellow and Benjamin Taylor in Conversation with Jonathan Wilson

September 26, 2011

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Saul Bellow: Letters, edited by Benjamin Taylor, was on multiple top 10 lists in 2010 and was described by John Barron in the Chicago Sun-Times as offering “an alluring backstory to the Chicago-bred imagination that… won the Nobel Prize.”

Listen in as Taylor and Janis Freedman-Bellow, who was instrumental in combing her husband’s archives, discuss putting together this remarkable collection. They are joined by Jonathan Wilson, fiction writer (A Palestine Affair), Bellow scholar, and director of the Center for the Humanities at Tufts University.

This program is presented as part of One Book, One Chicago.

Recorded Sunday, September 25, 2011 at the Harold Washington Library Center.