Philip Roth denied that ‘The Plot Against America’ was an indictment of George W. Bush. But the 2004 novel’s themes of powerlessness and rage certainly resonated at the time.
In Listen Up Philip, Jason Schwartzman plays a self-involved, unfiltered, and cantankerous artist who makes audiences go, ‘Wow, that guy is awful, but I see why girls like him.’
It took a timely death and a stint at Yaddo to jolt Philip Roth out of the writer’s block that had kept him from finishing his breakthrough comic novel of lust and masturbation.
The Nobel prize-winning novelist’s masterpiece has lost none of its charm or its relevance as it hits the mid-century mark.
T Cooper, the author of Real Man Adventures, picks his favorite books about the subject of masculinity
Fifty what? Puh-lease. Before E.L. James ever appeared on the scene, Jackie Collins was already taking over the publishing world with her raunchily fun novels of sex and intrigue in Hollywood. Her latest is The Power Trip, and she has sold well over 500 million copies of her books.