Understanding Philip Roth

Understanding Philip Roth

A panoramic and accessible guide to one of the most celebrated—and controversial—authors of the 20th centuryPhilip Roth was one of the most prominent, controversial, and prolific American writers of his generation. By the time of his death in 2018, he had won the Pulitzer Prize, two National Book Awards, and three PEN/Faulkner Awards. In “Understanding Philip […]
A fresh look at our past 

A fresh look at our past 

In her new book, “Making the World Over: Confronting Racism, Misogyny, and Xenophobia in U.S. History,” R. Marie Griffith addresses the helplessness many feel around public debate, giving readers tools to listen, respond and address deep social injustices.
Faculty Book Celebration March 3

Faculty Book Celebration March 3

Acclaimed author, cartoonist, philosopher, screenwriter and essayist Charles Johnson, who won the 1990 National Book Award for his novel “Middle Passage,” will present the keynote address for the 2022 Faculty Book Celebration at Washington University in St. Louis.
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