America Gone Awry
Philip Roth's strength as a novelist, Tom Grimes says,
is that he never writes as if he's finally reached a point
of permanent self-definition. He's always searching for
that definition, as a writer, as a Jew, and now, through
the aging, reclusive Nathan Zuckerman, as an
"...preach, but entitlement and privilege and aristocracy is the state of being we crave...."
June 23, 2000 Books Feature by Tom Grimes