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Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author known for works such as Goodbye, Columbus, Portnoy’s Complaint, American Pastoral, and The Human Stain. In 2001, he became the first ever recipient of the Franz Kafka Prize.
He graduated from Bucknell University and subsequently earned a Master’s degree in English literature from the University of Chicago. He published his debut novella, Goodbye, Columbus, in 1959.
His 1997 novel American Pastoral won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
He had two brief marriages. His first, to Margaret Martinson Williams, lasted from 1959-1963; his second, to Claire Bloom, spanned the first four years of the 1990s.
He was inspired to write after meeting Saul Bellow in 1956.
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I needed my life as a springboard for my fiction. I have to have something solid under my feet when I write. I’m not a fantasist. I bounce up and down on the diving board, and I go into the water of fiction. But I’ve got to begin in life so I can pump life into it throughout.Philip Roth
Literature isn’t a moral beauty contest. Its power arises from the authority and audacity with which the impersonation is pulled off; the belief it inspires is what counts.Philip Roth
Novel-writing is, for the novelist, a game of let’s pretend.Philip Roth
Sheer Playfulness and Deadly Seriousness are my closest friends.Philip Roth
Is an intelligent human being likely to be much more than a large-scale manufacturer of misunderstanding?Philip Roth