The Stories of Bernard Malamud by Bernard Malamud

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Offers stories about the American Jewish experience, interpersonal relationships, love, guilt, and magic

About Bernard Malamud

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Bernard Malamud was born in 1914 in New York City and later received his B. A. from City College of New York and his M. A. from Columbia University. All of Malamud's works are highly respected, including "Armistice" (his first), "The Magic Barrel," which won the National Book Award, "The Fixer," which received a Pulitzer Prize. "The Assistant," "The Natural," "The Fixer," and "The Angel Levine," which were all adapted as films. Bernard Malamud died in 1986.
Published October 1, 1983 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 284 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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It has been ten years since Malamud's last story-collection--and here, instead of a brand-new batch of tales, is an agreeable enough substitute: the author's own choice of 25 stories, almost all of them from his previously published collections.

Sep 28 2011 | Read Full Review of The Stories of Bernard Malamud

The New York Review of Books

Writing of Malamud that he is “more interested in magic tricks than in revolting masses,” that Malamud must “see people small: Marx does not provide one of the lenses he looks through…,” Leonard cites a line from The Fixer in which Bok says, “there is no such thing as an apolitical man.” Malamud,...

May 31 1984 | Read Full Review of The Stories of Bernard Malamud

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