Saturday, September 18, 2010

Lorin Stein's 6 "Paris Review" book picks

Lorin Stein is the new editor of The Paris Review.

He named six books associated with the magazine's past. One title on the list.
Goodbye, Columbus: And Five Short Stories by Philip Roth

Roth sometimes pooh-poohs his first book. Nobody else does. Its magic is undiminished. The title story appeared in the Review in 1958. So did “The Conversion of the Jews,” without a cover line—who knew from Philip Roth?
Read about the other books on Stein's list.

--Marshal Zeringue