April 29, 2011

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/Canad...

April 17, 2011

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 Exec...

April 7, 2011

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

April 6, 2011

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...

April 6, 2011

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.

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