Jewish Journal

John J. Clayton

  • Appreciating Saul Bellow’s Jewishness

    April 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm


    It disturbed me to hear on U.S. public radio and read in The New York Times that Saul Bellow was to be seen as simply an American writer -- which, of course, he is -- and not significantly a Jewish writer.

    Maybe they think they're doing him a favor? I think they're bleaching out a...