Mosby's Memoirs and Other Stories Author:Saul Bellow "Bellow's compassionate and vibrant grasp of the human comedy, his philosophical breadth, and his technical skill have increasingly developed... In these current stories, he has fulfilled the promise of his earlier work and has become one of the major figures of our contemporary literature.--Book Week — Hattie valiantly assails the seasons (and t... more »he bottle) surrounded by the hostile desert in "Leaving the Yellow House."
Dr. Braun, distinguished biochemist, struggle to find a place in the scheme of things for two emotionally high-pitched cousins in "The Old System."
George Grebe encounters a variety of obstacles while delivering relief checks to Negroes in "Looking for Mr. Green."
Clarence Feiler collides with the unpredictable motives of his fellow men in his altruistic quest for "The Gonzaga Manuscripts."
Rogin, "A Father-to Be" on his way to meet his fiancees, encounters his "middle-aged son" in the subway.
And Mosby --- wit, diplomat, professor --- at ease in Mexico, circles unerringly toward an inner abyss in "Mosby's Memoirs."
EXTRAORDINARY ... they may well be masterpieces." --- New Republic« less