On March 19, Philip Roth, one of America’s greatest living authors, celebrated his eightieth birthday, not very long after announcing his retirement from writing. In commemoration of his birthday, PBS’s American Masters series will present a new documentary in which the novelist candidly and intimately talks about his career and life. Here’s what the director of the documentary had to say when we caught up with her.
Physicist Brian Greene has something to share with the world: Things are not as they seem.
Rumpled petticoats, crumpled letters, shrieking mothers, passionate proposals, uncomfortable teas and a labyrinth of shrubbery… Have you seen them all?