Author Philip Roth poses in New York in this September 15, 2010 file photo. U.S. writer Philip Roth, one of the world's most revered novelists, confirmed he will retire from writing and public ... more 
Author Philip Roth poses in New York in this September 15, 2010 file photo. U.S. writer Philip Roth, one of the world's most revered novelists, confirmed he will retire from writing and public appearances in a final interview with the BBC. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: PROFILE SOCIETY PORTRAIT) less 
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