Herzog by Saul Bellow

Herzog is a novel set in 1964, in the United States, and is about the midlife crisis of a Jewish man named Moses E. Herzog. He is just emerging from his second divorce, this one particularly acrimonious. He has two children, one by each wife, who are growing up without him present. His career as a writer and as an academic has stalled. He is currently in a relationship with a vibrant woman, Ramona, but finds himself running away from commitment.

The 228th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 13th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)
  2. - 65th on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  3. - 75th on The 100 Greatest Novels of All Time: The List (The Observer)
  4. - 79th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  5. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)
  6. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)
  7. - National Book Award - Fiction (National Book Foundation)
  8. - The 50 Books Everyone Needs to Read, 1963-2013 (Flavor Wire)
  9. - The New Lifetime Reading Plan (The New Lifetime Reading Plan)

Buy This Book

Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Herzog (Contemporanea / Contemporary) (Spanish Edition) Paperback 5240311 $11.53 $8.20 2009
Saul Bellow: Novels 1956-1964: Seize the Day, Henderson the Rain King, Herzog (Library of America) Hardcover 391677 $75.93 $5.78 2007
Herzog (Penguin Classics) Paperback 194181 $8.98 $1.50 2003
Herzog Paperback 4178500 $106.58 $0.01
Herzog (Penguin Modern Classics) Paperback 3506982 $6.09 $2.38 2001
Herzog (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century) Paperback 2145465 $14.95 $0.01 1984
Saul Bellow: Novels 1956-1964: Seize the Day, Henderson the Rain King, Herzog (L Hardcover 7890722 $27.46 $11.97
Herzog (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century) Mass Market Paperback 588780 $12.38 $0.01 1996
Herzog Paperback 1489576 $0.01 1967
Herzog Audio CD 2267943 $19.85 $39.53 2009
Herzog Audio CD 7531687 $38.99 2006
Herzog (Spanish Edition) Kindle Edition 981508 $6.99 2011
Herzog: A novel Mass Market Paperback 5865722 $1.99
Herzog Hardcover 5689879 $1.99
Herzog (Penguin Classics) Kindle Edition 36420 $9.99 2013
Herzog Hardcover 1359198 $34.16 $0.10 1964
Herzog (Spanish Edition) Hardcover 14040907 $35.25 $26.44 2008
Herzog (Alison Press Books) Hardcover 5281926 $2,000.80 $242.49
Herzog Hardcover 633317 $71.18 $0.21 1964
Herzog Paperback 4770720 $144.68 $0.15 1967
herzog II Paperback 803852 $7.00 1975