Daniel Bellow pictured with his father Saul in 1969
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Saul Bellow’s Heart: A Son’s Memoir [7.18.2013]
After author Saul Bellow’s death in 2005, his son Greg began to appreciate how conflicted his father had become and the toll writing had taken on him. Also: A whale singing at an unusual frequency roams the Pacific Ocean year after year, calling out with the regularity of a metronome, but never hearing a response; and essayist and novelist Andrew Lam on meeting his hero, fiction writer Russell Banks.