44 min

‘Philip Roth: The Biography’ by Blake Bailey Book Talk

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"Appointed by Philip Roth and granted independence and complete access, Blake Bailey spent years poring over Roth’s personal archive, interviewing his friends, lovers, and colleagues, and engaging Roth himself in breathtakingly candid conversations. The result is an indelible portrait of an American master and of the postwar literary scene.



NY Times Review of ‘Philip Roth: The Biography’ by Blake Bailey

Atlantic Review of ‘Philip Roth: The Biography’ by Blake Bailey

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Book Cover and Author headshot images provided by the author’s representative.

00:00 - Show Opening
01:08 - Since Grazed - Eleventh Dream Day
01:13 - Episode Intro
03:46 - Since Grazed (Cont’d) - Eleventh Dream Day
05:04 - Interview with Blake Bailey, Part 1
16:36 - Nothing’s Ever Lost - Eleventh Dream Day
20:28 - Interview with Blake Bailey, Part 2
36:28 - Every Time This Day It Rains - Eleventh Dream Day
36:41 - Episode Outro
38:24 - Every Time This Day It Rains (Cont’d) - Eleventh Dream Day
42:51 - Show Closing
44:21 - Finish
"

"Appointed by Philip Roth and granted independence and complete access, Blake Bailey spent years poring over Roth’s personal archive, interviewing his friends, lovers, and colleagues, and engaging Roth himself in breathtakingly candid conversations. The result is an indelible portrait of an American master and of the postwar literary scene.



NY Times Review of ‘Philip Roth: The Biography’ by Blake Bailey

Atlantic Review of ‘Philip Roth: The Biography’ by Blake Bailey

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Book Cover and Author headshot images provided by the author’s representative.

00:00 - Show Opening
01:08 - Since Grazed - Eleventh Dream Day
01:13 - Episode Intro
03:46 - Since Grazed (Cont’d) - Eleventh Dream Day
05:04 - Interview with Blake Bailey, Part 1
16:36 - Nothing’s Ever Lost - Eleventh Dream Day
20:28 - Interview with Blake Bailey, Part 2
36:28 - Every Time This Day It Rains - Eleventh Dream Day
36:41 - Episode Outro
38:24 - Every Time This Day It Rains (Cont’d) - Eleventh Dream Day
42:51 - Show Closing
44:21 - Finish
"

44 min

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