Ira Levin
Date of Birth
Aug 27, 1929
Birth Place:
New York, NY


Regarded by critics as one of the most blithely entertaining postwar American novelists, Ira Levin enjoyed decades of not merely seeing his novels hit the market as best-sellers, but of watching Hollywood turn those tomes into satisfying cinematic outings, time and again. Many observers (such as Stephen King, in his 1982 Danse Macabre) singled out Levin for his deft command of Byzantine narrative...