Roth Farewell Tour continues

May 23, 2014

 Philip Roth's Farewell Tour, as we humorously call it, continues full speed ahead--this time with Stephen Colbert. Today news broke that Roth has accepted Colbert's invitation to appear, perhaps for a final-final interview, on The Colbert Report. As Hillel Italie put it in her piece for the AP, "Philip Roth, one of the world's eminent men of letters, is apparently confused about the meaning of the word 'retirement.'" The USA Today, the Huffington Post, the LA Times and others all had pieces about this development.

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