Category Archives: Philip Roth

Letting Go

Philip Roth is dead.  He was old, and it wasn’t exactly sad, and he wasn’t writing fiction anymore, so what did we get from him anyway?  Just two days ago I reread an interview he did with the Times by … Continue reading

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Good God a Wonderful Philip Roth Novel

My Life as a Man – Philip Roth When Peter Tarnopol learns that Maureen has died, he is convinced that it’s another plot of hers, a set-up to get him to react callously, and so recorded in his coldness that … Continue reading

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