RIP Philip Roth, 1933-2018. Of his books, the most frequently recommended were The Human Stain (recommended in both an interview on free speech and one on the role of religion) and The Plot Against America, which was chosen as one of the best books about ‘Worry’ as well as one of the ‘Best Classic Thrillers.’
Below, all the times Philip Roth’s books have been recommended on Five Books.
Interviews where books by Philip Roth were recommended
Without the cultivation of the life of the mind, you will never understand anything about your own life or the world that we live in, says cultural critic Rob Riemen. To get you started for the new year, he recommends the best humanist books (that he read) published in 2017.