Philip Roth

Can writers retire?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
May 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

The much-publicized announcement by Philip Roth via an interview with the BBC that he will retire from both public appearances and the written word raises the interesting question of whether writers can actually do that? Roth already signed off the duties of actual writing some time earlier in [...]

The screw you ebook deal

By Rich Adin
July 26, 2010 // 23 Comments

Every week it seems something new is happening in eBookland to set the ebook cause back a decade or two. Always at the forefront of the reversal of fortune is greed. This week’s menace to eBookland is literary agent Andrew Wylie and his new publishing venture Odyssey. Wylie could have summed up [...]

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