From a roundup of reactions to Philip Roth’s death at the San Francisco Chronicle. See more Greil Marcus writings on Philip Roth here.
Ask Greil (current/submit a question) Archives: 2016; 2017; 2018; 2019 12/28/20 I read your book Mystery Train many years ago and it has been largely responsible for me spending big chunks of my spare time over the last 25 years listening to and researching the Stagger Lee ballad and thinking/theorizing about its meaning. I’ve come […]
Ask Greil (current/submit a question) Archives: 2016; 2017; 2019; 2020 12/31/18 The fact that the Web exists at all is a beautiful, if imperfect, liberal ideal. People may waste time on it but people have saved thousands of hours using, for example, Wikipedia as a starting point for investigating any number of subjects. – Peter […]
Ask Greil (current/submit a question) Archives: 2016; 2018; 2019; 2020 12/12/17 What do you make of Al Franken’s intention to resign? Is this the right thing for him to do? – Terry Given that he was abandoned and denounced by his own party, with at least 35 fellow Democratic senators in effect refusing to work […]