Philip Roth

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2013

    Boulder Farmers' Market: Goodbye, peaches -- hello, apples!

    T.S. Eliot's Prufrock famously measured out his life in coffee spoons. For the last several weeks, I've been measuring mine out in peaches. Stands at the Boulder Farmers' Market are overflowing with blushing fruit, so I've had peaches for breakfast, a peach with a piece of blue cheese for an afterno ... More >>

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    February 28, 2013

    Nathan Englander on the distinction between Jewish writers and Jews who write

    On the phone, author Nathan Englander reminds me of young boys I sat across from at the Passover Seder table as a child; as if hyped up on one sip too many of the mild Manischewitz, he talks and talks, building invisible and fantastical windmills in the air before him. His stories are much like that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Author Benjamin Hale on Braveheart, chimp sex and Kafka

    ​We generally don't think much about who is narrating our stories, but in the case of Benjamin Hale's new novel, The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore, we have to. Mostly because the narrator is an ape. Hale, who grew up in and around Boulder but who currently lives in New York, will be in town to ... More >>

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    February 17, 2011
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    July 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Q&A with Annie Clark of St. Vincent

    ​Performing as St. Vincent, Annie Clark is a writer of lush, adventurous pop music. As a teenager she was the tour manager for her uncle's band, Tuck & Patti, where she learned not only a great deal about the music business but also a bit about musicianship and effective performance. In her ... More >>

  • Film

    October 15, 2009
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    May 29, 2008

    Summer Movie Preview

    The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.

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    March 10, 2008
  • Film

    December 27, 2007

    The Way He Lives Now

    As his fourth film in a decade arrives in theaters, the movies' most enigmatic leading man reveals the method behind his on-screen madness.

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2007

    Q&A With Carl Bernstein

    The item in the October 11 Westword advancing author Carl Bernstein’s appearance at the LoDo Tattered Cover on Monday, October 15, contains only a few snippets from the wide-ranging Q&A reproduced below. During his conversation with Westword, All the President’s Men co-author Bernstein proved t ... More >>

  • Film

    October 30, 2003

    Getting Under the Skin

    The Human Stain is a moving meditation on identity.

  • Culture

    December 21, 2000

    Twisp of the Tale

    When C.D. Payne stopped writing ad copy, he created a revolutionary teenage hero.

  • News

    March 11, 1999

    Head Case

    A lawsuit is driving DU's Graduate School of Professional Psychology crazy -- or was it already?

  • News

    February 4, 1999

    Southern Discomfort

    Writer Terry Southern helped shape a generation. Now his son is fighting for his legacy.

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    December 3, 1998
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    March 8, 1995