There Is Simply Too Much to Think About: Collected Nonfiction
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: March 2015
Duration: 20 hours 33 minutes
A sweeping collection and a tribute to one of the mostinfluential, daring, and visionary minds of the twentieth century
The year 2015 marks several literary milestones: thecentennial of Saul Bellow's birth, the tenth anniversary of his death, and thepublication of Zachary Leader's much anticipated biography. Bellow-a Nobel laureate, Pulitzer Prize winner, and the only novelist to receive threeNational Book Awards-has long been regarded as one of America's most cherishedauthors. Here, Benjamin Taylor, editor of the acclaimed Saul Bellow: Letters, presents lesser-known aspects of the iconicwriter.
Arranged chronologically, this literary time capsuledisplays the full extent of Bellow's nonfiction, including criticism,interviews, speeches, and other reflections, tracing his career from hisinitial success as a novelist until the end of his life. Bringing together six classicpieces with an abundance of previously uncollected material, There Is Simply Too Much to Think Aboutis a powerful reminder not only of Bellow's genius but also of his enduringplace in the Western canon, and it is sure to be widely reviewed and talked aboutfor years to come.