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Singer, Isaac Bashevis

(1904-1991) Polish-born American writer. Isaac Bashevis Singer (pseudonym Warshofsky) received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1978 "for his impassioned narrative art which, with roots in a Polish-Jewish cultural tradition, brings universal human conditions to life."

Singer: Collected Stories
"Open one of his books anywhere," Joyce Carol Oates says, "the words leap out with a power that would seem to us demonic if it were not, at the very same time, so utterly plausible." Isaac Bashevis Singer's stories are filled with temptation: the lure of power and money, the demands of lust and obsession. He wrote about ghosts, demons and spectres; but he also makes us believe. Perhaps anything is possible.

Isaac Bashevis Singer
(1904-1991) Polish-born American writer. Isaac Bashevis Singer was a journalist, short-story writer, novelist, and essayist, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1978 "for his impassioned narrative art which, with roots in a Polish-Jewish cultural tradition, brings universal human conditions to life." Read more about the life and works of Isaac Bashevis Singer.

Q & A: Ilan Stavans
Ilan Stavans recently edited a collection of short stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Read a series of questions from Esther Lombardi, and Stavans' answers.

Isaac Bashevis Singer Quotes
Isaac Bashevis Singer was a Jewish-American writer, famous as a journalist, novelist, short-story writer, and essayist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Here are quotes from Isaac Bashevis Singer.

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