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The Humbling

AMBI's Monika Bacardi and Andrea Iervolino: Changing the World, One Film at a Time

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

I'm always pleasantly surprised when I sit down to interview a powerful, beautiful, intelligent woman who is not afraid to mix her wisdom with her femininity. And even more amazed when she's accompanied by a man, a partner confident enough to be by her side.

Easy Reader: Philip Roth's Nemesis an Instant Classic

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
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.

Italian Journalist Writes Fake Grisham And Roth Interviews Criticizing Obama

The New Yorker | Judith Thurman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last month, Paola Zanuttini, a journalist from La Repubblica, the progressive Roman newspaper, interviewed Philip Roth about his latest novel, "The Hu...

Book Review Round-Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We're back again with your weekly book review round-up: Neverland: J. M. Barrie, the Du Mauriers and the Dark Side of "Peter Pan", Piers Dudgeon The...

The Philip Roth Reader: What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been

Karen Stabiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Karen Stabiner

In the summer between my freshman and sophomore year in college I got a postcard from a boy in my sociology class. It read something like this: "Please, read Goodbye, Columbus right now."

Philip Roth's The Humbling Is, At 140 Pages, His Best Book In Years

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Roth is 76 now. He's outlived all of his rivals. He's our most prominent novelist. And over 30 books, he's learned how to disturb us -- and keep us reading.

The Philip Roth Reader: Love Means Always Having to Say You're Sorry

Karen Stabiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Karen Stabiner

I'll endure a dollop of political incorrectness for the sake of an insanely smart story; in this post-feminist world, I'm just that confident.

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

The Wall Street Journal | JEFFREY A. TRACHTENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

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 ...

Philip Roth and Woody Allen: Have I Got a Girl for You!

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Roth and Allen are producing works it's difficult not to describe as clichés. What could be more commonplace than men obsessed with proving that male elders remain attractive to their female juniors?

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

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

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 | Books
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.