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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.
Sobering but a necessary exercise in existential thought. May help to get your priorities straight. Well written by a master.Published 3 days ago by James V. Fetten
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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 7 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 8 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 10 months ago by MECD