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Easy Reader: Philip Roth's Nemesis an Instant Classic

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Finkle

Roth tells a story about the summer of 1944 when a virulent polio epidemic struck his city. The hero is devastatingly thwarted when the boys he's coaching baseball begin dropping.

Philip Roth's "The Humbling": Axler's Theater

The New York Review of Books | Elaine Blair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Axler's Theater Elaine Blair The New York Review of Books "The Humbling" by Philip Roth. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 140 pp., $22.00 One of the ...

Exit Ghost, Enter Roth: A Review of The Humbling

Anna Dubenko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Anna Dubenko

In The Humbling's three fantastic acts, the reader is thrown into a dramatic maelstrom, which has but one Chekovian outcome and raises many novel questions.