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Philip Roth's Masterly, Prescient Novel
By Philip Roth 256 pages; Houghton Mifflin If Philip Roth were more lovable, he would have been universally recognized as the premier American novelist of the past 50 years. Unfortunately, he is not lovable—worse, he is almost invariably
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Books That Made a Difference to Rachel Weisz
quirky, the passionate...and anything at all by Philip Roth . I don't like endings. Opening and closing a book ..... that a lot, not reading the last few pages. Except for Philip Roth 's novels—I'm a massive Roth fan. As for the other
Philip Roth 's Exit Ghost (Houghton Mifflin) marks the swan song of Nathan Zuckerman, his famous literary alter ego introduced in The Ghost
Vince Passaro reviews Exit Ghost by Philip Roth for O, The Oprah Magazine
Is Cory Booker the Greatest Mayor in America?
tell. A fabled haven in the first half of the 20th century to striving immigrant families like the ones that spawned Philip Roth and Supreme Court Justice William Brennan, the city started to lose its way by the 1950s, after many of its factories
O 's Fall Reading Guide
Philip Roth ! Stephen King! Zadie Smith! Jonathan ..... for some wild reads. The Humbling By Philip Roth 160 pages; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ..... existential. When you hear about a new Philip Roth novel, you have to read it, even
The Irresistibles: 12 Lyrical, Luscious Reads
immediate perils reside in the twists and turns of the human psyche. — Cathleen Medwick By Philip Roth 256 pages; Houghton Mifflin If Philip Roth were more lovable, he would have been universally recognized as the premier American novelist of
Should You Really Tell Him Everything?
for a fact that even these two hold something back. Holding back in marriage would seem to have a lot to commend it. Philip Roth , of all people, says, "You can tell the health of a marriage by the number of teeth marks on your tongue." Admittedly
Rachel Weisz's Bookshelf
American Pastoral By Philip Roth I found it so hard to pick only one Roth novel, but this has astonishing character studies. It's the story of Swede Levov
Andrea Lee's Bookshelf
Winter's Tale, shows the sad waste that ensues when a romantic hero and heroine refuse love. Goodbye, Columbus By Philip Roth I'm a sucker for novellas. This story of the doomed summer romance of Brenda Patimkin—the original Jewish princess