iOS app Android app

Philip Roth Novels

10 Things I Learned As a Writer From Philip Roth

Andromeda Romano-Lax | Posted 05.25.2013 | Home
Andromeda Romano-Lax

To younger writers who are missing the boat, I want to say: Read Roth. Learn from his oeuvre and from his life, and from how the two have intersected. Learn how a writer can keep pace with America and tell its story as well as his own, again and again.

Can We Really Know Philip Roth?

Derek Royal | Posted 05.15.2013 | Home
Derek Royal

The title of this posting is a question that many readers are currently asking, and it's one that I and Jacques Berlinerblau recently discussed in our public interview, a salute to Philip Roth.

The Invincible Mr. Roth

Felipe Munhoz | Posted 03.31.2013 | Home
Felipe Munhoz

Through Mr. Roth's words, the complex human soul -- yours, mine -- has been scrutinized. Through the vivid, ironic, sharp words of a genius who told us once: words, being words, only approximate the real thing.

Philip Roth's Fame Game

Derek Royal | Posted 03.25.2013 | Home
Derek Royal

So, Philip Roth is calling it quits after almost 60 years of writing. I don't want to suggest that Roth was being disingenuous about his retirement, but I do think that there is more going on than a mere statement of fact. After all, what writer announces his departure?

Applying Philip Roth

Gurumurthy Neelakantan | Posted 02.23.2013 | Home
Gurumurthy Neelakantan

For me as for several others across the globe, now and for ages to come, Philip Roth will ever remain a transgressive Columbus who ventured to navigate the choppy waters of selfhood

Please Write

Jill Robinson | Posted 01.21.2013 | Los Angeles
Jill Robinson

Dear Mr. Roth, please write. I'd like you to rage, rage against the dying of light. What happened to the legacy of our best grandparents, professors and crusty editors, skilled, in the arts of torment, demand and attitude?

It's Not The Illness That Stands To Destroy You

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

It was the summer of 1944 and with the world at war America's youth were not only endangered by the pitch of battle in Europe and the Pacific.