Nov 12, 2012 @ 12:11:00 am
In an interview with the French magazine Les InRocks, Philip Roth announced that he’s done writing novels. “To tell you the truth, I’m done,” Roth remarked. “Nemesis will be my last book.” Roth, now 79, has given biographer Blake Bailey access to his letters and papers. But Roth does not plan to grant this privilege to anyone else: The novelist says that he has instructed his executors to destroy his archives after his death.
It has been a busy year for the Oxford American. First, two of the Southern magazine’s editors were fired after being implicated in a bizarre sexual-harassment scandal. Then former Harper’s editor Roger Hodge was hired to take over the magazine last September. Now, there's news that Oxford American is taking on a new challenge: fine Southern dining. Arkansas Business reports that Oxford
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