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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.
2020 Philip Roth Lecture to Feature Tracy K. Smith
September 8, 2020
Ben Taylor's new book on Roth featured in The Atlantic
April 22, 2020
CFP: Special Issue, Philip Roth Studies (18.1, Spring 2022), “Roth and Judaism"