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When She Was Good

The Philip Roth Reader: When He Was Good He Was Very, Very Good -- and Something of a Feminist

Karen Stabiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Karen Stabiner

Required reading: When She Was Good, which can be reduced, for those who prefer sound bites, to the story of a girl who had no choice.

The Philip Roth Reader: Who Cares What Kind of Husband He Was?

Karen Stabiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Karen Stabiner

Bad novels happen to good people, and vice versa, and I honestly don't care what kind of a husband Philip Roth was as long as he wakes up every morning and goes to work.