Lewis and Loretta Glucksman Professor in American Letters; Professor of English
D.H.L. (honorary) 1989, Brandeis; D.Litt. (honorary) 1979, Hobart and William Smith College; D.H.L. (honorary) 1976, B.A. 1952 (philosophy), Kenyon College.
19 University Pl, 221 New York, New York (US) 10003
Areas of Research/Interest:
Fiction writing; literature
Human Rights Watch: Judge for the Hellman-Hammet Committee to Dispense Emergency Funds to Writers Under Political Duress Around the World; Authors' Guild; International Association of Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists, and Novelists (PEN).
F. Scott Fitzgerald Award; National Book Critics Circle Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award and the William Dean Howells medal of the American Academy of Arts & Letters for Billy Bathgate, 1990; National Book Award for World's Fair, 1986; National Book Critics Circle Award for Ragtime, 1976; Guggenheim Fellow, 1972; Fellow, American Academy of Arts Letters; Fellow American Academy of Arts and Sciences; National Humanities Medal, 1998.
The Waterworks. New York: Random House. 1994.
Billy Bathgate. New York: Random House. 1989.
World's Fair. New York: Random House. 1985.
Lives of the Poets. New York: Random House. 1984.
Loon Lake. New York: Random House. 1980.
Ragtime. New York: Random House. 1975.
The Book of Daniel. New York: Random House. 1971.
Welcome to Hard Times. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1960.