Category Archives: Philip Roth

Ross Miller’s Chicago

Ever since learning that Ross Miller, a professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Connecticut and the editor of Philip Roth’s work in the Library of America, is working on the official biography of Philip Roth, I … Continue reading

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Good PR, bad PR

It’s been over a week already, but I still don’t get it. One minute it is announced that Philip Roth has won the Man Booker International Prize for 2011. The next minute we learn that one of only three judges, … Continue reading

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Philip Roth, before he became Philip Roth

I first read Philip Roth’s second novel, When She Was Good, in March 2000 in this Vintage International paperback edition. It was originally published in 1967 – five years after his first novel, Letting Go (1962). Neither of these books … Continue reading

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