Saul Bellow (1915-2005) is the author of nearly
twenty works of literature, including Seize the Day,
The Adventures of Augie March, The Victim,
Herzog, and Humboldt's Gift. He taught at the
University of Chicago and Boston University. He won the Nobel Prize
in Literature in 1976.
Adam Kirsch is a senior editor at the New
Republic and a columnist for the Tablet. He lives in
New York City.