September 30, 2011

On Saturday, October 1, at 8:30 pm local time, SBS Two in Australia will air the documentary Philip Roth: A Lesson in Anatomy.  A description on the SBS Two online schedule reads as follows:


A profile of one of the great icons of American literature, Philip Roth. From ...

September 29, 2011

It’s that season of year, time for the Nobel Prize announcements and the ongoing speculations that goes on surrounding the awards.  Over the past ten years, Philip Roth has been mentioned as the United States’ main contender, with many critics arguing his case and beco...

September 22, 2011

Last week we reported on the Roth Society news/events blog that the economics and financial blog, Angry Bear, posted a false story on a new novel by Roth, Becoming Who We Are, and that other blogs seemed to be carrying the piece as actual news.  The Society follow...

September 21, 2011

L’Harmattan has published Velichka Ivanova’s Fiction, Utopie, Histoire: Essai Sur Philip Roth et Milan Kundera, with preface by Stéphane Michaud. Be sure and buy your copy today, and order one for your library.

September 21, 2011

William Karel’s 52-minute documentary, Philip Roth without Complexes (Philip Roth, sans Complexe) was aired on French television on Monday, September 19.  It was dubbed into French and German (Philip Roth, ohne Beschwerden) for the Franco-German television network, Art...

September 18, 2011

Philip Roth is the subject of an upcoming hour-long documentary, Philip Roth without Complexes. Based on eight hours of interviews, the film was shot a year ago between the 78-year-old writer’s Upper East side apartment and his residence in Connecticut.  It is directed...

September 16, 2011

In April 2010, The New Yorker magazine reported on a fake interview with Philip Roth, supposedly conducted by Italian freelance journalist Tommaso Debenedetti.  In what promises to be an equally perplexing exercise in fiction-making, Angry Bear, a blog devote...

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