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Month: April, 2011

Philip Roth Favorite to Win Man Booker Prize

Paddy Power, Ireland’s largest bookmaker, lists Philip Roth as the favorite to win the 2011 Man Booker International Prize.  Odds on the outright winner of the prize include: Philip Roth (US) – 7/2 Juan Goytisolo (Spain) – 9/2 Rohinton Mistry (Indonesia/Canada) – 9/2 James Kelman (UK) – 5/1 Philip Pullman (UK) – 6/1 Amin Maalouf (Lebanon) – […]

An Evening with Philip Roth at YIVO

Philip Roth will read excerpts from his new novel, Nemesis (2010), at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research on 18 May 2011 at 7:00 PM.  Tickets are $25 for general admission, $20 for YIVO members.  Following the reading, there will be a panel discussion with YIVO Executive Director Jonathan Brent, Bernard Avishai (Hebrew University), Igor Webb […]

Roth Society on Twitter

The Philip Roth Society has set up its own Twitter account, @RothSociety.

CFP: New Readings of Philip Roth’s American Pastoral

New Readings of Philip Roth’s American Pastoral Abstracts: May 15, 2011; Contributions: Aug 15, 2011 Proposals are invited for chapters examining Philip Roth’s American Pastoral for an edited volume to be published in France. Criticism on Philip Roth’s American Trilogy abounds in the United States, while it is only now that American Pastoral was included in the […]

Roth Nominated for 2011 Booker International Prize

Philip Roth is among 13 authors shortlisted for the 2011 Man Booker International Prize.  Other nominees include Anne Tyler, John le Carré, and Marilynne Robinson.  The winner will be announced at the Sydney Writers’ festival on 18 May.