NYR iOS app Android app More

Philip Roth On The Humbling, The Internet, And Nora Roberts

First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:25 PM ET

Philip Roth

The Wall Street Journal:

At 76, Mr. Roth continues to explore the themes that have defined his work: the eroding of family ties; man's struggle with depression and loneliness as he ages; and the expectations that frame and inevitably isolate sexual partners. Although a British gaming company placed him among the favorites for this year's Nobel Prize, he didn't win. "I don't expect anything from them," he says. "And they usually reward my expectation."

Read the whole story: The Wall Street Journal


Filed by Jessie Kunhardt  |