author
  1. Richard Stern

    Richard Stern (1928–2013) was the acclaimed author of more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction, including the novels Other Men’s DaughtersGolkStitch, and Natural Shocks. The recipient of many honors, including the Award of Merit for the Novel, given once every six years by the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Stern was a longtime professor of English at the University of Chicago, where he taught alongside Saul Bellow. He counted Flannery O’Connor, Norman Mailer, Anthony Burgess, Lillian Hellman, John Cheever, John Berryman, and Philip Roth among his many other literary admirers.

  2. Richard Stern

    Richard Stern (1928–2013) was the acclaimed author of more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction, including the novels Other Men’s DaughtersGolkStitch, and Natural Shocks. Born in New York City, he attended the University of North Carolina and received his master’s degree from Harvard University and his PhD from the University of Iowa. The recipient of many honors, including the Award of Merit for the Novel, given once every six years by the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Stern was a longtime professor of English at the University of Chicago, where he taught alongside Saul Bellow. He counted Flannery O’Connor, Norman Mailer, Anthony Burgess, Lillian Hellman, John Cheever, John Berryman, and Philip Roth among his many other literary admirers.