Are they going to discuss “what was happening” around the time of Portnoy’s Complaint?

The St. Pete Times runs an interview with Philip Roth’s official biographer, Ross Miller. Miller says he’s:

requiring Roth to read all of his work, and we’ll talk on the record about the work. So already we’ve done many conversations. Some of the early work he’s never really returned to. It creates a nice chronology.

We started with Goodbye, Columbus, what was happening around there. Now we’re talking about the Zuckerman stuff, and his life in the early ’70s.

(Via Rake’s Progress.)


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