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Phillip Roth Fiction

The Transparency of a "Incog-Negro"

Irene Monroe | Posted 06.22.2016 | Black Voices
Irene Monroe

Dolezal's white-to-black "passing" is the complication of both white guilt and white rage in an era of Affirmative Action.

My Little Publishing Company Pleads With Phillip Roth to Come Out of Retirement.

Linda Howard Urbach | Posted 07.01.2013 | Comedy
Linda Howard Urbach

I was in the middle of reading the Death of Bees, Lisa O'Donnell's first novel and I thought, why am I reading this? Was it because it was recommended...

Ghostwriter Gives Hillary a Second Chance

Linda Howard Urbach | Posted 06.14.2013 | Comedy
Linda Howard Urbach

I thought about my meeting with Hillary last week and how badly it had gone. And then I remembered that she had had a concussion only a few months ago. She was obviously still experiencing some residual confusion. I decided to give her another chance.

Please Mr. Roth, Can I Borrow a Cup Of Novel? How My Little Publishing Company Talked America's Greatest Novelist Out Of Early Retirement

Linda Howard Urbach | Posted 01.20.2013 | Comedy
Linda Howard Urbach

Another golden opportunity presented itself last week when it was announced that Phillip Roth had written his last book. (Not so fast, Phil.)

Do You Still Read Fiction?

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.31.2011 | Home
Lev Raphael

Philip Roth has written two dozen novels, yet fiction has lost its appeal for him personally. When asked why, he said he didn't know, and only offered a smart-aleck response: "I wised up."