IN THE REVIEW

Golden Boy

Passage From Home

by Isaac Rosenfeld, with a new foreword by Mark Shechner

Preserving the Hunger: An Isaac Rosenfeld Reader

edited and introduced by Mark Shechner, foreword by Saul Bellow
Some writers are remembered more for their unfulfilled promise than for anything they wrote. Like Delmore Schwartz, Isaac Rosenfeld burned out young. Passage From Home, his first novel, was published to much critical acclaim in 1946, when he was only twenty-eight; it was also his last. Two other books followed …