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Bernard Malamud
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Born (1914-04-26)April 26, 1914
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died March 18, 1986(1986-03-18) (aged 71)
Manhattan, New York, United States
Occupation Author, teacher
Nationality American
Period 1940–1985
Genre Novel, short story
Notable works The Natural, The Fixer

Bernard Malamud (April 26, 1914 – March 18, 1986) was an American novelist and short story writer. He was one of the best known American Jewish authors of the 20th century.

His baseball novel, The Natural, was made into a 1984 movie. His 1966 novel The Fixer (also filmed), about antisemitism in the Russian Empire, won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

Malamud died in Manhattan on March 18, 1986 from a heart attack, at the age of 71.


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