Philip Roth’s retirement is prompting a flood of assessments. With ‘Roth Unbound,’ Claudia Roth Pierpoint delivers a cogent analysis of his characters — and a defense of his character.
Philip Roth is no longer part of many of the great debates of our time. Maybe that’s because he has won so many of the debates of his generation.
Norman Corwin, the writer and radio producer who died last year at age 101, was often dubbed the ‘poet laureate of radio.’ But he was rather more than that.