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Month: January, 2013

Roth & The Huffington Post

For the past several weeks, The Huffington Post has been inviting writers to comment on Philip Roth’s November announcement of retirement, and they have devoted part of their book section to these commentaries.  The contributors to this slowly growing “Philip Roth Quits Writing” feature are a mixture of critics (including Philip Roth Society members) from the United States […]

The Unmasking of Philip Roth…PBS Style

Later this year Philip Roth  will be featured on PBS’ American Masters series. Philip Roth: Unmasked will air on March 29, ten days after Roth’s 80th birthday.  The novelist spoke via satellite earlier this week during a panel discussion in Los Angeles of the Television Critics Association. He said he doesn’t watch a lot of […]

Interview with Steven Sampson

Scholar and Philip Roth Society member, Steven Sampson, is interviewed in the January 2013 issue of Causeur where he discusses his recent work on the American novelist.

Philip Roth Studies Wins CELJ Award

Philip Roth Studies is proud to announce that it is the recipient of an Honorable Mention for the 2012 Best Special Issue Award from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals.  The awarded was specifically for the Spring 2012, “Roth and Women,” special issue (volume 8, number 1).  Derek Parker Royal, the executive editor of […]