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Philip Milton Roth was born in Newark, New Jersey on March 19, 1933. He attended Rutgers University for one year before transferring to Bucknell University where he completed a B.A. in English with highest honors in 1954. He received an M.A. from the University of Chicago in 1955. His first book, Goodbye, Columbus, received the National Book Award in 1960. His other books include Letting Go, When She Was Good, Portnoy's Complaint, My Life as a Man, The Ghostwriter, Zuckerman Unbound, I Married a Communist, The Plot Against America, The Facts, The Anatomy Lesson, Exit Ghost, Deception, Nemesis, Everyman, Indignation, and The Humbling. He won the National Book Critic Circle Awards in 1987 for his novel The Counterlife and in 1992 for his memoir Patrimony: A True Story. He won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction in 1993 for Operation Shylock: A Confession and in 2001 for The Human Stain, the National Book Award in 1995 for Sabbath's Theater, and the Pulitzer Prize in 1998 for American Pastoral. He stopped writing in 2010. He died from congestive heart failure on May 22, 2018 at the age of 85. (Bowker Author Biography)
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I Married a Communist 1,810 copies, 23 reviews
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Exit Ghost 1,513 copies, 48 reviews
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The Dying Animal 1,370 copies, 37 reviews
The Counterlife 1,312 copies, 18 reviews
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The Professor of Desire (Author) 914 copies, 10 reviews
The Humbling 893 copies, 42 reviews
The Great American Novel 880 copies, 10 reviews
The Breast 806 copies, 19 reviews
Zuckerman Unbound 778 copies, 15 reviews
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Our Gang (Author) 692 copies, 9 reviews
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Letting Go 537 copies, 9 reviews
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Reading Myself and Others 214 copies, 3 reviews
The American Trilogy (Author) 162 copies, 1 review
Seven Contemporary Short Novels (Contributor) 68 copies
The Human Stain [2000 film] (Original novel) 25 copies
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Best of Modern Humor (Contributor) 270 copies, 3 reviews
Life With a Star (Foreword, some editions) 256 copies, 9 reviews
100 Years of The Best American Short Stories (Contributor) 214 copies, 4 reviews
Great Jewish Short Stories (Author, some editions) 213 copies, 1 review
Sixteen Short Novels (Contributor) 159 copies
Granta 24: Inside Intelligence (Contributor) 137 copies
The Oxford Book of Jewish Stories (Contributor) 117 copies, 2 reviews
The Schocken Book of Contemporary Jewish Fiction (Contributor) 112 copies, 1 review
Other Men's Daughters (Introduction, some editions) 104 copies, 3 reviews
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