Tag Archives: Philip Roth

Caught My Eye

Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin is a book I’ve been seeing around the blog-o-sphere quite often.  It is a Mississippi crime novel which surrounds two childhood friends in the 1970’s, one white and one black, and a young … Continue reading

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Zuckerman Unbound

—4— Zuckerman Unbound by Philip Roth returns us to the life of Nathan Zuckerman, now in his 30’s (The Ghost Writer introduced him in his 20’s).  An author with new-found fame, he finds life a little too much to deal … Continue reading

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The Ghost Writer

—4.5— Philip Roth’s famous Nathan Zuckerman series begins with The Ghost Writer.  It introduces us to Zuckerman in his early twenties, after minor success with a few short stories, hoping to become a major force in literature.  A story about … Continue reading

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