Death of Philip Roth

March 19, 1933 - May 22, 2018
New York City, New York | Age 85

Award-winning novelist…
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Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of "Portnoy's Complaint" to the elegiac lyricism of "American Pastoral," died Tuesday night, according to the Associated Press. He was 85. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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