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  • Philip Roth, on writing and being ticked off

    Philip Roth, on writing and being ticked off
    IN PERSON, 75-year-old Philip Roth seems anything but indignant. Seated on a couch in the inner sanctum of his agent's office, he is soft-spoken, prone to long, thoughtful pauses. Even his clothing -- khaki pants, brown shoes, an Oxford shirt with a light...
  • 'Indignation' by Philip Roth

    ONE OF THE ways to recognize truly great writers is that even their mistakes engage us. Philip Roth is our greatest living novelist, and his new book, "Indignation," is an irritating, puzzling and fascinating bundle of mistakes, miscalculations and self-...
  • "Indignation," by Philip Roth

    One does not venture far into Philip Roth's new novel, "Indignation," without learning that its principal setting is in northwestern Ohio, in a town that lies some 18 miles from Lake Erie, has a Buckeye Street, a Wine Creek running through it, and an...
  • Sister Carrie

    Sister Carrie
    Frank Doubleday publishes Theodore Dreiser's novel that helps establish an enduring Chicago tradition: fiction in the raw, tawdry but compassionate. Published on this date, Theodore Dreiser's "Sister Carrie" was among the most auspicious debuts in...
  • Cohen's New Radio Show

     
    Former CBS News heavyweight, and best-selling author, Richard Cohen, is launching a radio show on WABC this Sunday. Cohen - who's waged a long battle with MS and has beaten colon cancer twice - told me "that there are......
  • "Maud Martha" by Gwnedolyn Brooks

    "Maud Martha" by Gwnedolyn Brooks
    Gwendolyn Brooks is known as a great poet. Poet Laureate of Illinois from 1968 until her death in 2000, she won the Pulitzer Prize for "Annie Allen" in 1950. She was the first African-American to win the prize and continued to collect accolades for her...
  • Mars in apogee

    Ray Bradbury is the first Los Angeles writer many people read. He's also the first reasonably serious writer -- someone concerned with political and moral themes -- many encounter. His early science-fiction novels and story collections have drawn readers,...