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Forgotten Man of Letters Finally Gets His Due

Given his status as a Chicago icon, you think you might know everything there is to know about Saul Bellow. But, around every great literary light, there are other potential stars. For WBEZ, Ron Litke talks to Professor Steven Zipperstein, author of Rosenfeld's Lives: Fame, Oblivion, and the Furies of Writing, about writer Issac Rosenfeld.

Isaac Rosenfeld Speaking at University of Chicago—1956

Music Button: Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Ensemble, "The Creator Has Other Plans For Me", from the CD Black Unstoppable, (Delmark records)

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