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Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

1 month ago   |   By WYFF

The prize-winning novelist celebrated as a fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, died Tuesday night at age 85.
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Philip Roth, much-honored writer, dies at 85

Philip Roth, much-honored writer, dies at 85

1 month ago   |   By Politico

NEW YORK - Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of “Portnoy's Complaint” to the elegiac lyricism of “American Pastoral,” died Tuesday night at age 85. Roth's literary agent, Andrew Wylie, said that the author died in a New York City hospital of congestive heart failure. Author of more than 25 books, Roth was a fierce satirist and uncompromising realist, confronting readers in a bold, direct style that scorned false sentiment or hopes for heavenly reward. He was an atheist who swore allegiance to earthly...
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Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

1 month ago   |   By National Post

NEW YORK - Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of “Portnoy's Complaint” to the elegiac lyricism of “American Pastoral,” died Tuesday night at age 85.
Roth's literary agent, Andrew Wylie, told The Associated Press that he died in a New York City hospital of congestive heart failure.
Author of more than 25 books, Roth was a fierce satirist and uncompromising realist, confronting readers in a bold, direct style that scorned false sentiment or hopes for heavenly reward. He was an atheist who swore allegiance...
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Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

1 month ago   |   By National Post

NEW YORK - Philip Roth, a prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, has died.
The celebrated and controversial author of “Portnoy's Complaint,” “The Counterlife” and other novels was 85. His death was confirmed by his literary agent, Andrew Wylie, who said Roth died Tuesday night of congestive heart failure.
Roth won virtually every literary honour, including the Pulitzer Prize for “American Pastoral.”
Author of more than 25 books, Roth was a fierce satirist and uncompromising realist, confronting readers in a bold, direct style that scorned false...
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Award-winning novelist Philip Roth dead at 85

Award-winning novelist Philip Roth dead at 85

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Philip Roth, the American novelist who penned the celebrated “Portnoy's Complaint,” died at the age of 85 on Tuesday. The author, whose novels were fueled with sex, was renowned for his penetrating look into the twisted male psyche. During his lifetime, Roth received two National Book Awards, a Pulitzer Prize and the Man Booker International...
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