Books by Zachary Leader

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 6, 2018

"Though sometimes overly detailed, this is a top-notch exploration of one of the most important midcentury writers."
Leader (English Literature/Roehampton Univ.) concludes his exemplary life of the famed Canadian-American writer whose literary successes were matched by familial psychodramas, feuds, and other such mishegoss. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 5, 2015

"Will now stand as the definitive Bellow biography."
The author of The Life of Kingsley Amis (2007) returns with the first installment of a two-volume biography of Saul Bellow (1915-2005), winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976.Read full book review >
THE LIFE OF KINGSLEY AMIS by Zachary Leader
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 10, 2007

"A fastidious effort to portray the mighty Kingsley in his full glory."
Latest of several biographies of the British comic novelist, written by the editor of his letters and sanctioned by his son, the novelist Martin Amis. Read full book review >