Monthly Archives: February 2013



Under the Sun in Spain

February 11, 2013  |  Faculty, Fiction, Publishing, Writing

“My character is like a taste in my mouth,” Saul Bellow wrote in 1975 to his friend David Peltz.  And:  “I’ve tasted better tastes.”  Bellow was describing a period of aggressive self-reflection immediately following publication of his novel Humboldt’s Gift.  He was in Spain at the time, spending, by his account, serious time swimming in […]

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