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Philip Roth

  1. series orders
    David Simon to Adapt Philip Roth’s Plot Against America for HBOThe book about the rise of fascism in America will become a six-part mini-series.
  2. Philip Roth’s Biographer Has a Hair-raising Claire Bloom StoryBlake Bailey on how the job changes when the subject’s no longer around.
  3. 20 Philip Roth Books, RankedThe indispensable, the significant, the disposable, and everything in between.
  4. books
    There Were Many Philip RothsWe remember the slab of liver and the sex, but Roth probably contemplated death more than any writer after Tolstoy.
  5. obituaries
    Novelist Philip Roth Dead at 85The Pulitzer Prize–winning author leaves behind a prolific body of work.
  6. book review
    Nicole Krauss’s Forest Dark: What Is Kafka Doing in a Most Un-Kafkaesque Novel?It’s odd to see Philip Roth marshaled, too, to shore up a novel that reads like self-help.
  7. John Lithgow’s 10 Favorite BooksFrom William Faulkner to Ann Patchett.
  8. libraries
    Philip Roth Is Giving His 4,000 Books to NewarkRoth’s library will be organized as it is in his home.
  9. behind the scene
    Behind the Making of Indignation’s Thrilling, 18-Minute Argument Scene“When you’re a director watching an 18-minute scene unfold, you can come up with a lot of notes, let me tell you.”
  10. movie review
    Indignation Is the Best Philip Roth Film Adaptation By a MileDirector James Schamus’s style is deliberate but not cold, and the performances he has elicited are passionately deliberate.
  11. trailer mix
    American Pastoral Trailer: Things Fall ApartOh America, yikes.
  12. vulture reads
    Sunday Reads: Capote, Brando, Lauper, and CraigAnother excuse to stay indoors. 
  13. announcements
    Philip Roth Is RetiringFair enough.
  14. vulture reads
    Your Sunday Long Reads: Jay-Z, the Wachowskis, and Philip Roth’s Wikipedia BeefAnother reason to stay indoors. 
  15. beefs
    Philip Roth Gets Dissed While Winning a PrizeRoth wins the Mann Booker International prize, but not before one of the judges insults his work.
  16. the industry
    Al Pacino to Fall for a Younger WomanPlus: Showtime and HBO battle for the Vanderbilts.
  17. philip roth
    Roth Takes Roth TourGuess who showed up for a “Philip Roth’s Newark” sightseeing tour over the weekend.
  18. dirty books
    Philip Roth: Loyal to Houghton Mifflin, Lecherous ProtagonistsOne of two planned books features “a counterplot of unusual erotic desire”!
  19. news reel
    Dispatch From BEA: Doom-Sayers, Agents, and Jackie CollinsWalking the floor at the country’s biggest book convention.
  20. the industry
    Philip Roth Joins Scott Rudin’s CollectionPlus industry news on John Patrick Shanley’s new musical, Tucker Max’s new movie, and Sharpay’s ‘Teen Witch’ remake.
  21. the take
    Philip Roth: The Friars Club Roast“Good evening, everybody! We’re here to wish a very happy birthday to Philip Roth, the man who put the putz in the Pulitzer!”
  22. pop culture's bravest
    Year in Review: Vulture Salutes the Wangs of 2007We really wish we were classy enough not to point out that wangs were popping up everywhere this year, but, sadly, we are not — there were dicks all over the place!
  23. ranters and ravers
    The ‘Post’ Hops on the Philip Roth Critical Band-wang-onGame, set, match, New York Post.
  24. the take
    Philip Roth’s Q&A in ‘The New Yorker’ Is As Spontaneous and Revealing As a Book-Club GuidePhilip Roth doesn’t (con)descend from his perch in the pantheon to talk to just any old magazine hack.
  25. ranters and ravers
    Nathan Zuckerman’s Penis: A Critical OverviewThe Season of the Wang continues.
  26. vulture lists
    10 Fictional Characters Who Must DieLast month, fans argued about whether Tony Soprano was killed at the end of The Sopranos. This month, fans are eagerly flipping to the end of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows to see whether Harry snuffs it. In honor of those two cliffhangers, Vulture presents its list of ten fictional characters we definitely want to see die.
  27. the early word
    Book Expo GalleyWatch: Which Fall Books Got the Biggest Push?
  28. news reel
    At Book Expo: New Philip Roth Book Hyped, John Le Carre’s Son Earns Six Figures