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Month: November, 2012

Roth’s Retirement: Follow Up

In the days since Roth mentioned in an interview with the French magazine, Les inRocks, that he was retiring from writing – “To tell you the truth, I’m done” – there has been a flurry of commentary and speculation in the literary, cultural, and general press.  Here is a sampling of the media response: The Paris Review, “In […]

Philip Roth to Retire from Writing

In an interview that Philip Roth gave to the French magazine Les inRocks, he made a statement that has been having quite an impact on the literary world.  Put bluntly, he told the interviewer, “To tell you the truth, I’m done.”  When asked about the possibility of another book, Roth responded, “I don’t think a new book […]