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McGrath essay on Roth and Updike published in The Hudson Review
October 31, 2019
Charles McGrath, who delivered the keynote address at the Roth Society's 2019 conference, has published a version of his address in the current Hudson Review. The essay offers a deeply engaging look at these two writers whose careers were often linked.