Isaac Bashevis Singer Biography

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Isaac Bashevis Singer, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1978, first began to write for children in 1966. Three of his first four books were Newbery Honor Books; his fifth, A Day of Pleasure, was the winner of the National Book Award in 1970. His other books for children have continued to win prizes, as have his works for adults, and Singer has had many honorary degrees conferred upon him. A popular lecturer, Singer captures live audiences as well as an ever-expanding reading public.

A modest, soft-spoken man with a keen sense of humor, Isaac Singer weaves a spell as storytellers of old have done and good storytellers of today continue to do. The prizes, the long-awaited recognition, the adoration of fans seem to have had little impact on this most accommodating author who autographs books without complaint, who grants interviews to help young writers and scholars, and...

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