Zachary Leader is Professor of English at the University of Roehampton. He is the author of Reading Blake’s Songs, Writer’s Block, Revision and Romantic Authorship and The Life of Kingsley Amis. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
In conversation with journalist David Herman, Zachary Leader charts the rise to fame and fortune of one of the greatest American prose writers of the 20th century. Leader offers a vivid portrait of Saul Bellow up to the publication of Herzog in 1964, tracing his turbulent life away from his desk as well as his towering literary achievements. Readings by Henry Goodman.