Humboldt's Gift (a novel) Saul Bellow 1975
Humboldt's Gift (a novel). Saul Bellow, 1975.
Fiction Novel - Friendship - Poets
Humboldt's Gift is a 1975 novel by Canadian-American author Saul Bellow. It won the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and contributed to Bellow's winning the Nobel Prize in Literature the same year.
The novel, which Bellow initially intended to be a short story, is a roman à clef about Bellow's friendship with the poet Delmore Schwartz. It explores the changing relationship of art and power in a materialist America.
Book in nice condition. The jacket has light wear with a small surface crease near the bottom spine edge.