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Dangling Men

Saul Bellow was a complicated father to his three sons. In a new book, the eldest tries to parse his inheritance.

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The Novelist

Friends and Politics, Part 1: Saul Bellow. The Nobel Prize-winner and I shared a love of literature and of Yiddish, but our friendship was tested by decades-long disagreements over politics.

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Today on Tablet

A Bellow twofer, Soviet Jews, and more

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Paper Mate

Janis Bellow reflects on her late husband’s letter-writing habits, his feelings about his legacy, and what it was like to read over his old love letters