This is a lost week. A case of flu has both me and my wife unable to do much, and I've missed a complete week of classes. This ailment is strange – it fogs the eyes as much as the brain, making it hard to even read. More in a week. Advertisements

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Philip Roth’s Everyman

About a year ago, Philip Roth tossed off his fifth novel of this new century, calling it Everyman, alluding to a fifteenth century allegory. Roth has seen this short book (182 pages) panned, and that, to my mind, is unfair. The book deals with a man in his seventies coping with the emotional residue of […]

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