Finally The Dean's December, which I would choose as my personal favorite Bellow novel. (So far.) The Dean has troubles in two hellholes. Saul Bellow's fiction, honored by a Nobel Prize and a Pulitzer, among other awards, has made him a literary giant.
In a letter to the interviewer, the novelist James Salter... Saul Bellow, born Solomon Bellows, was an acclaimed Canadian-born American writer. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1976 and the National Medal of Arts in 1988.