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Zadie Smith writes about Philip Roth, Writing, Literature, and Imperfection

Some words by Zadie Smith at the New Yorker remembering Philp Roth and human complexity. You can read the whole thing here: “For Roth, literature was not a tool of any description. It was the venerated thing in itself. He … Continue reading

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Philip Roth (Ecce Homo)

Maybe it’s not much of an interview, but I’m still carrying around this bit with Philip Roth here in the New York Times Book Review. What I carry away is a form of expression entirely devoid of illusion regarding race, … Continue reading

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