Listen free for 30 days

Pick 1 audiobook a month from our unmatched collection.
Listen all you want to thousands of included audiobooks, Originals, and podcasts.
Access exclusive sales and deals.
Premium Plus auto-renews for $14.95/mo + applicable taxes after 30 days. Cancel anytime.
Collected Stories cover art

Collected Stories

Written by: Saul Bellow,Janis Bellow - editor and preface,James Wood - introduction
Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner,Richard Poe,Kate Reading,Dawn Harvey,Robert Fass,Grover Gardner,Arthur Morey,Suzanne Toren,Donald Corren,Elisabeth Rodgers,Sean Runnette,Joe Barrett
Try for $0.00

$14.95 a month after 30 days. Cancel anytime.

Buy Now for $34.16

Buy Now for $34.16

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Tax where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

A collection of treasured stories by the unchallenged master of American fiction

Nobel Prize winner Saul Bellow has deservedly been celebrated as one of America's greatest writers. For more than 60 years he stretched our minds, our imaginations, and our hearts with his exhilarating perceptions of life. Here, collected in one volume and chosen by the author himself, are favorites such as "What Kind of Day Did You Have?", "Leaving the Yellow House", and a previously uncollected piece, "By the St. Lawrence". With his larger-than-life characters, irony, wisdom, and unique humor, Bellow presents a sharp, rich, and funny world that is infinitely surprising. With a preface by Janice Bellow and an introduction by James Wood, this is a collection to treasure for longtime Saul Bellow fans and an excellent introduction for new listeners.

©2019 Saul Bellow (P)2019 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

What listeners say about Collected Stories

Average Customer Ratings
Overall
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    2
  • 4 Stars
    0
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0
Performance
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    1
  • 4 Stars
    1
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0
Story
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    1
  • 4 Stars
    1
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars

Good, but with a big caveat

A fine assortment of short-to-medium-length stories, and some novellae, from Saul Bellow; it provides another side to his fiction that readers of the more famous books might have missed. The variety of readers adds to things. One big issue, however: only half of the novella 'What Kind of Day Did You Have?' is here, as it suddenly stops midway through before moving on to the next story. The remainder (twelve stories of different lengths, along with preface, introduction & afterword) are present in their entirety, & recorded well.

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

1 person found this helpful