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  • Philip Roth talks to David L. Ulin

     
    In Sunday’s Arts & Books, Times book critic David L. Ulin visits with Philip Roth, whose 31st book, the novel "Nemesis" -- which involves a polio epidemic in 1940s Newark, N.J. -- comes out Tuesday. During the conversation, Roth touched......
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 3 - 9 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here SATURDAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Chris Matthews......
  • Bush vs. Palin: Which fall book are you most looking forward to?

     
    Which fall book are you most looking forward to?survey software This fall presents a rich selection of reading choices, from the political to the personal. David L. Ulin has our preview in this Sunday's paper, and he talks to Michelle......
  • Wylie-Amazon e-books partnership gives in to Random House

     
    Powerful agent Andrew Wylie's plan to sell the e-book backlist of some of his best-known authors -- among them John Updike, Ralph Ellison and Philip Roth -- has come mostly undone. The e-book venture, Odyssey Editions, is a partnership with......
  • Amazon content coup? E-tailer gets exclusive Roth, Mailer, Nabokov and Updike backlist

     
    Amazon.com now has exclusive rights to sell the e-book versions of some of the best-known titles from top literary authors Philip Roth, Norman Mailer, Vladimir Nabokov, John Updike and more. In an announcement late Wednesday -- shortly after midnight...
  • Random House, Wylie and Amazon: Why the public tussle?

     
    I admit, sometimes the questions I ask on Jacket Copy are somewhat rhetorical, but this is not one of those times. What, exactly, is going on with powerful agent Andrew Wylie and Amazon.com and Random House? What do the parties......
  • A conversation with Philip Roth

    A conversation with Philip Roth
    Perhaps one of the keys to aging as a writer, Philip Roth is saying, is how one engages with calamity. Certainly, that's an issue in his latest novel, "Nemesis" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 280 pp., $26), which involves a polio epidemic in the Jewish...
  • The Actress: Sherie Rene Scott on truth and artifice in 'Everyday Rapture'

    The Actress: Sherie Rene Scott on truth and artifice in 'Everyday Rapture'
    NEW YORK — Just before Sherie Rene Scott debuted in "Everyday Rapture" at off-Broadway's Second Stage last spring, she panicked. "I thought to myself, 'Oh, God, this could go really, really badly,' " the 43-year-old actress recalls about a...
  • Critic's Notebook: In Discover Mode

    Critic's Notebook: In Discover  Mode
    For me, summer reading has always been about freedom. Not the freedom to dumb down with mindless entertainment but the freedom to wise up, to be ambitious, to pursue the passions that, during the rest of the year, often take a backseat to the...
  • Book review: 'Letters,' Saul Bellow, edited by Benjamin Taylor

    Book review: 'Letters,' Saul Bellow, edited by Benjamin Taylor
    Letters Saul Bellow, edited by Benjamin Taylor Viking: 608 pp, $35 Saul Bellow, being Saul Bellow, coined literary profit from emotional tumult. From personal pain came self-exploration and impish bons mots, poured into the heightened confessional of...
  • Fall preview: books

    Fall preview: books
    Fall, it seems, starts earlier every year. Certainly, that's true of publishing: Jonathan Franzen's "Freedom" — arguably the big book of the season — has been a topic of discussion since mid-August, while other anticipated titles (Tom...