A recipient of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, along with many other awards and honors, author Philip Roth has made a career of confronting the heartbreaking dissolution of relationships, the absurdity of sexual neuroses, and the downside of his own literary fame. One of America’s most gifted storytellers, Roth’s books include The Human Stain, Nemesis, and Indignation, among others.
Date of Birth:
March 19, 1933
Place of Birth:
Newark, New Jersey
B.A. in English, Bucknell University, 1954; M.A. in English, University of Chicago, 1955