Bernard Malamud

1914 - 1986

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Bernard Malamud (April 26, 1914 – March 18, 1986) was an American novelist and short story writer. Along with Saul Bellow, Joseph Heller, and Philip Roth, he was one of the best known American Jewish authors of the 20th century. His baseball novel, The Natural, was adapted into a 1984 film starring Robert Redford. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernard Malamud has received more than 394,338 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Bernard Malamud is the 1,831st most popular writer (down from 1,783rd in 2019), the 2,296th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,095th in 2019) and the 212th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Bernard Malamud ranks 1,831 out of 5,794Before him are Theodor Nöldeke, Edward Young, Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, Louis-Sébastien Mercier, Jurji Zaydan, and George Adamski. After him are Nordahl Grieg, Hjalmar Söderberg, Otto IV, Margrave of Brandenburg-Stendal, Xenophon of Ephesus, Marceline Desbordes-Valmore, and Frédéric Ozanam.

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Among people born in 1914, Bernard Malamud ranks 93Before him are Woody Strode, George Reeves, Larbi Benbarek, Patrick O'Brian, Bernd Freytag von Loringhoven, and Erich Topp. After him are J. Lee Thompson, Nicolas de Staël, Omar Ali Saifuddien III, Ferenc Fricsay, Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, and Álvaro del Portillo. Among people deceased in 1986, Bernard Malamud ranks 75Before him are Mart Stam, Gia Carangi, Ferdinand Daučík, Emilio Fernández, Lyudmila Rudenko, and Ellison Onizuka. After him are Christa McAuliffe, Michael J. Smith, Elio de Angelis, Omar Ali Saifuddien III, Alexandre Tansman, and Christopher Isherwood.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bernard Malamud ranks 2,296 out of 15,968Before him are Van Heflin (1908), Carolyn Jones (1930), Olympia Dukakis (1931), Eazy-E (1964), John G. Thompson (1932), and Sam Rockwell (1968). After him are Ub Iwerks (1901), Christa McAuliffe (1948), Larry Scott (1938), Matthew Ridgway (1895), Michael J. Smith (1945), and Max Baer (1909).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Bernard Malamud ranks 212Before him are Siri Hustvedt (1955), Betty Friedan (1921), Langston Hughes (1902), Raymond E. Feist (1945), Agnes Smedley (1892), and Harold Bloom (1930). After him are Alex Haley (1921), Ross Macdonald (1915), Stephen Crane (1871), Dorothy Parker (1893), Morgan Robertson (1861), and John Kennedy Toole (1937).