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This book turned out to be more than a good read for me; it was an experience.
To read Roth is to look in the mirror, reminding us that while living we can make changes and alter destiny - to a point: and that does help.
Philip Roth's book is among the most decorated of recent works in American fiction, and it deserves to be.
Another masterly trek through life; from birth to death with a lot more on death. Obviously, this is something that Roth is thinking about with increasing concern. Read morePublished 16 hours ago by Thomas
It's been said that men have two heads that require blood but only enough blood for one at a time. If you are still young, find some purpose that will sustain you until your body... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Joschka
One of my favorite writers, but he's facing his mortality and it's very bleak; without the mordant and even silly humor of his earlier works.Published 20 days ago by Michael
My English teacher recommended this book in class.
Once I started reading I was attracted into the world of this man. Read more
I discovered Roth late, having seen a wonderful documentary about his life and writing on American Masters (PBS). Read morePublished 6 months ago by D. Lippert
It is a great book. I enjoyed it very much. I am goig to read other books written by the same author.Published 7 months ago by Antonio Suarez Abreu
Short, direct, emotionally intense look at the fragility of life, the conundrum of finding a way to live as we grow increasingly aware of our own mortality. Read morePublished 8 months ago by MECD
Expected more out of this great writer. Well written simply a boring story. Would not recommend to anyone I know.Published 9 months ago by david essertier