Bernard Malamud Biography

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Bernard Malamud writes Jewish-American fiction. He has been a leader in this field for years and has received international acclaim for his novels and short stories. His first short story, "Benefit Performance," appeared in Threshold in 1943. Forty years later, of his more than forty stories he selected twenty-five which he considered his best for publication in The Stories of Bernard Malamud (1983).

Malamud has also had six novels and one novella published. One novel, The Fixer (1966), and one short story, "Angel Levine," have been made into movies. His first novel, The Natural (1952), is scheduled for the movies in 1984, with Robert Redford starring as outfielder Roy Hobbs.

In May of 1983 Malamud was the recipient of one of the most prestigious honors that can be given to American writers: the Gold Medal for Fiction from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Bennington College, in its Quadrille "Faculty Notes...

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