First Edition of A Theft; Inscribed by Nobel Laureate Saul Bellow to Close Friends Richard Stern and Alane Rollings
Item Number: 4246
New York: Penguin Press, 1989.
First edition of this novella by the Nobel Prize-winning author. Octavo, Illustrated wrappers as issued. Association copy, inscribed by the author to close friends and fellow authors Richard Stern and Alane Rollings, “For Alane and Richard with special affection from Saul.” In very good condition with some light dampstaining to the bottom text.
Saul Bellow is the only author to have received three National Book Awards, for The Adventures of Augie March, Herzog, and Mr. Sammlers Planet, in addition to both the Pulitzer and Nobel prizes. The Sunday Times praised these achievements when it revered "Bellows oeuvre [as] both timeless and ruthlessly contemporary."