James Atlas is the president of
Atlas & Co. and founder of the Penguin Lives series. His books include
Bellow: A Biography and the memoir
My Life in the Middle Ages, and his biography of Delmore Schwartz was nominated for the National Book Award.
Instead of being in Rome for the holidays, author James Atlas and his family found themselves... MORE
I knew the recession had hit when the hot dog vendors starting shouting at me. MORE