Herman Wouk Herman Wouk w o k born May , is an American author His novel The Caine Mutiny won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction His other works include The Winds of War and War and Remembrance , historical novels about World War II , and non fiction such as This Is My God , a popular explanation of Judaism from a Modern Orthodox perspective, written for Jewish and non Jewish Herman Wouk Author Biography Herman Wouk is an internationally acclaimed Pulitzer Prize winning Jewish American novelist and author of such works as The Caine Mutiny, The Winds of War, and War and Remembrance Early life Herman Wouk was born on May , in the Bronx borough of New York City, the son of Abraham Isaac and Esther Levine Wouk, Jewish immigrants from Minsk, Russia now Belarus. Herman Wouk Author of The Winds of War Herman Wouk is a bestselling, Pulitzer Prize winning Jewish American author with a number of notable novels to his credit, including The Caine Mutiny, The Winds of War, and War and Remembrance Herman Wouk was born in New York City into a Jewish family that had emigrated from Russia. Herman Wouk Herman Wouk earned his living as a scriptwriter for Fred Allen before serving in World War II His career as a novelist spans nearly six decades and has brought him resounding international acclaim He lives in Palm Springs, California. Herman Wouk Topic YouTube Herman Wouk just turned reads a Memorial Day appropriate part of The Caine Mutiny in Duration minutes. This Is My God Herman Wouk Books Herman Wouk born May , is an bestselling American author, with a number of notable novels to his credit, including The Caine Mutiny, The Winds of War, and War and Remembrance He was born in New York City, into a Jewish family that had immigrated from Russia, and received an A.B from Columbia University. At , legendary author Herman Wouk has a new book out Wouk also dealt extensively with Judaism and the Jewish state In This Is My God The Jewish Way of Life, he explored his own Jewish faith and the nature of Judaism itself He also wrote two novels, The Hope and The Glory, that chronicled Israel s history from Herman Wouk at One of the Greatest American War On May , the American novelist Herman Wouk will attain the prodigious age of Over his long career, Wouk has achieved all the wealth and fame a writer could desire, or even imagine His first great success, The Caine Mutiny , occupied bestseller lists for two consecutive years, sold millions of copies, and inspired a film adaptation that became the second highest grossing movie of . Herman Wouk Remembrances CBS News Watch videoBut if Wouk s two years at sea helped make his writing career, it was a night ashore that transformed his life He met Sarah at her birthday party, which he crashed Herman and Sarah were married in , and in time she became his literary agent. Herman Wouk Is Still Alive The Atlantic Nonagenarian Wouk to Publish New Book By Motoko Rich By the time they reach the age of if they do most writers have retired long ago Not Herman Wouk, author of such famous novels as The Caine Mutiny and Marjorie Morningstar .