Philip Roth

The novelist explored Jewish identity in the US through a lens of frustrated heterosexuality

By Andrew Durbin

Literary highlights of 2009, a poetry scandal, the Man Booker International Prize, artists’ writings and a new study on Robert Ryman

By Amit Chaudhuri and Brian Sholis

Literary highlights of 2008 included a biography of Theodor Adorno, a new novel by Philip Roth and short stories by Ali Smith