Works by Philip Roth

 

Fiction

 

Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1959.

Letting Go. New York: Random House, 1962.

When She Was Good. New York: Random House, 1967.

Portnoy’s Complaint. New York: Random House, 1969.

Our Gang (Starring Tricky and His Friends). New York: Random House, 1971.

The Breast. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972.

The Great American Novel. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1973.

My Life as a Man. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974.

The Professor of Desire. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1977.

The Ghost Writer. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1979.

A Philip Roth Reader. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1980.

Zuckerman Unbound. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1981.

The Anatomy Lesson. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1983.

Zuckerman Bound: A Trilogy and Epilogue. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1985.

The Counterlife. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1986.

The Facts: A Novelist’s Autobiography. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux,1988.

Deception: A Novel. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1990.

Patrimony: A True Story. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1991.

Operation Shylock: A Confession. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993.

Sabbath’s Theater. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995.

The Prague Orgy. New York: Vintage, 1996. (First published in Zuckerman Bound, 1985.)

American Pastoral. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997.

I Married a Communist. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998.

The Human Stain. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000.

The Dying Animal. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001.

The Plot Against America. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004.

Everyman. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2006.

Exit Ghost. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2007.

Indignation. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008.

The Humbling. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2009.

Nemesis.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2010.

 

Non-Fiction

 

Reading Myself and Others. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1975.

Shop Talk: A Writer and His Colleagues and Their Work. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001

 

Library of America 

 

Novels and Short Stories 1959-1962: Goodbye, Columbus & Five Short Stories and Letting Go. New York: Library     of America, 2005.

Novels 1967-1972: When She Was Good, Portnoy’s Complaint, Our Gang, and The Breast. New York: Library of America, 2005.

Novels 1973-1977: The Great American Novel, My Life as a Man, and The Professor of Desire. New York: Library of America, 2006.

Zuckerman Bound: A Trilogy and an Epilogue 1979-1985: The Ghost Writer, Zuckerman Unbound, The Anatomy Lesson, and The Prague Orgy. New York: Library of America, 2007.

Novels and Other Narratives 1986-1991: The Counterlife, The Facts, Deception, Patrimony. New York: Library of America, 2008.

Novels 1993-1995: Operation Shylock, Sabbath’s Theater.  New York: Library of America, 2010.

The American Trilogy (American Pastoral, I Married a Communist, and The Human Stain). New York: Library of America, 2011.

 

Uncollected Stories and Drama

 

“Philosophy, Or Something Like That.” Et Cetera May 1952: 5, 16.

“The Box of Truths.” Et Cetera October 1952: 10-12.

“The Fence.” Et Cetera May 1953: 18-23.

“Armando and the Fraud.” Et Cetera October 1953: 21-32.

“The Final Delivery of Mr. Thorn.” Et Cetera May 1954: 20-28.

“The Day It Snowed.” Chicago Review 8 (1954): 34-45.

“The Contest for Aaron Gold.” Epoch 5-6 (1955): 37-50.

“Heard Melodies Are Sweeter.” Esquire Aug. 1958: 58.

“Expect the Vandals.” Esquire Dec. 1958: 208-28.

“The Love Vessel.” The Dial 1 (1959): 41-68.

“The Good Girl.” Cosmopolitan May 1960: 98-103.

“The Mistaken.” American Judaism 10 (1960): 10.

“Novotny’s Pain.” New Yorker 27 Oct. 1962: 46-56.

“Psychoanalytic Special.” Esquire Nov. 1963: 106.

“An Actor’s Life for Me.” Playboy Jan. 1964: 84-86, 228-35.

“The National Pastime.” [a one-act play] Cavalier May 1965: 16+.

“On the Air.” New American Review 10 (1970): 7-49.

“His Mistress’s Voice.” Partisan Review 53 (1986): 155-176.

 

Uncollected Essays

 

“Positive Thinking on Pennsylvania Avenue.” Chicago Review 11 (1957): 21-24.

“Mrs. Lindbergh, Mr. Ciardi, and the Teeth and Claws of the Civilized World.” Chicago Review 11 (1957): 72-76.

“The Kind of Person I Am.” New Yorker 29 Nov. 1958: 173-178.

“Recollections from Beyond the Last Rope.” Harper’s July 1959: 42-48.

“American Fiction.” Commentary Sept. 1961: 248-52. (Letters about “Writing American Fiction” and Roth’s response)

“Iowa: A Very Far Country Indeed.” Esquire Dec. 1962: 19-32.

“Philip Roth Talks to Teens.” Seventeen April 1963: 170.

“Second Dialogue in Israel.” Congress Bi-Weekly 30 (1963): 4-85.

“Philip Roth Tells about When She Was Good.” Literary Guild Magazine July 1967: unpaginated.

“Introduction: Milan Kundera, Edward and God.” American Poetry Review March/April 1974: 5.

“Introduction: Jiri Weil, Two Stories about Nazis and Jews.” American Poetry ReviewSept./Oct. 1974: 22.

“In Search of Kafka and Other Answers.” New York Times Book Review 15 Feb. 1976: 6-7.

“Oh, Ma, Let Me Join the National Guard.” New York Times 24 Aug. 1988: A25.

“‘I Couldn’t Restrain Myself.’” New York Times Book Review 21 June 1992: 73.

“A Bit of Jewish Mischief.” New York Times Book Review 7 March 1993: 1+.

“Juice or Gravy? How I Met My Fate in a Cafeteria.” New York Times Book Review 18 Sept. 1994: 3+.

 

Uncollected Reviews

 

“Rescue from Philosophy.” New Republic 10 June 1957: 22. (On the film Funny Face)

“I Don’t Want to Embarrass You.” New Republic 15 July 1957: 21-22. (On Edward R. Murrow’s Person to Person)

“The Hurdles of Satire.” New Republic 9 Sept. 1957: 22. (On Sid Caesar’s Comedy Hour.)

“Coronation on Channel Two.” New Republic 23 Sept. 1957: 21. (On the Miss America Pageant)

“Films as Sociology.” New Republic 21 Oct. 1957: 21-22. (On the films Something of Value and Hatful of Rain)

“The Proper Study of Show Business.” New Republic 23 Dec. 1957: 21. (On the films Pal Joey and Les Girls)

“Channel X: Two Plays on the Race Conflict.” New York Review of Books 28 May 1964: 10-13. (On James Baldwin’s Blues for Mr. Charlie and LeRoi Jones’s Dutchman)

“Seasons of Discontent.” New York Times Book Review 7 Nov. 1965: 2. (On Robert Brustein’s Season of Discontent)

 

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