(1914-1986) was an American author of novels and short stories. Born in
Brooklyn and educated at Columbia University, he was one of the great American
Jewish authors of the twentieth century. His 1966 novel The Fixer, about anti-Semitism in czarist Russia, won both the
National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. He also authored many short
stories, winning a National Book Award for his collection The Magic Barrel. He was awarded the American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Fiction in 183. He taught English at Oregon State University
from 1949 to 1961.
Questo romanzo racconta la storia di William Dubin, biografo di mezza età, che conduce una vita tranquilla insieme alla moglie in un piccolo centro di campagna dello stato di New York, studiando e raccontando le vite altrui nel tentativo, forse, di capir...[SEE MORE]