Audible announced yesterday that it was making available a piece written by Philip Roth and published on 20 April in The New York Times, and one read by the novelist himself. It is the tribute to Roth’s friend and former teacher, Bob Lowenstein, and who served as the model for Murray Ringold in I Married a Communist. The audio version of “In Memory of a Friend, Teacher and Mentor” is available at Audible.com. Audible will donate $1 for every download of Roth’s eulogy (up to
The Director and Board of Trustees of The Newark Public Library will hold a reception with exhibit curators Rosemary Steinbaum and James Lewis celebrating the publication of the exhibit catalogue, Philip Roth: An Exhibit of Photos from a Lifetime. The event will take place on Thursday, June 6, 2013, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., in the Second Floor Gallery and Centennial Hall of The Newark Public Library (5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102). Catalogues will be available for purc
Victoria Larson and Neil Baldwin (pictured on left), both at Montclair State University, will be joined by Jim Bloom (member of the Philip Roth Society, pictured on right) in an interview conducted by Robert Mann, host of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities’ radio show Humanities Connection. The interview will air at 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 26, 2013 on WFDU (89.1 FM). For more information visit the news page of Montclair State’s College of Humanities and Social Studies.
This year at the 24th annual American Literature Association Conference, the Philip Roth Society will sponsor two sessions and hold its annual business meeting. This year’s event will take place on May 23-26, at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA. The schedule for the events is: Friday May 24, 2013 – 11:10 – 12:30 Session 9-O Philip Roth in Retirement: A Roundtable Discussion (Parliament 7th Floor) Moderator: David Gooblar, Mount Mercy University 1.Kasia Boddy, Cambridge