With the Holocaust still on their mind, many American Jews were highly sensitive to portrayals of Jews in popular culture. So when Roth's sex-obsessed characters came along, the pushback was swift.
His recent death will lead to some old debates about his work returning – but are they still valid?
Whether you loved him or hated him, his canonical status is beyond question.
Donald Trump will preside over a new American reality as it takes shape. How can we understand it?
If you take Donald Trump at his word, what would his foreign policy look like?
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