Today is Philip Roth’s 80th birthday. So what do you give a guy who has everything (except the Nobel Prize in Literature) and is trending on Twitter? How about a roundup of some of today’s best online tributes.
- Byliner features three Roth profiles by David Remnick, Gary Shteyngart, and Joseph O’Neill
- A new PBS documentary suggests Roth’s retirement claims aren’t to be believed
- Mediabistro provides links to free ebooks by some of Roth’s favourite authors
- Take a $35 tour bus around Roth’s hometown of Newark, New Jersey
- Adam Gopnik sends his well-wishes
- The Observer wonders if we’ll ever see his like again
- Roth and the “great unmentionable” Nobel Prize