Claire Bloom

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A new biography ‘unveils’ Philip Roth as a misogynist. Tell me something I don’t know | Hadley Freeman
The campaign to cancel the author is typical of today’s all-or-nothing approach, where if you don’t like everything about a public figure, you can’t like anything

Hadley Freeman

03, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Claire Bloom at 90: a phenomenal actor with poise, spirit and steel
The star’s long career, from her stage debut at 15 to her film, TV and literary success, reveals a shrewd talent who has risen to many a challenge

Michael Billington

15, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘I did the best I could with what I had…’: writers on the Philip Roth they knew
A daring explorer of ego is remembered by Robert McCrum, David Hare and Hannah Beckerman

Robert McCrum, David Hare and Hannah Beckerman

27, May, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Philip Roth: Portnoy's Complaint and American Pastoral author dies at 85
Chronicler of American politics, Jewishness and male sexual desire was widely regarded as one of greatest novelists of the 20th century

Richard Lea

23, May, 2018 @9:57 AM

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Screen gods, guilt and glamour: actor Claire Bloom on her life in the limelight
She was given her big break by Charlie Chaplin and worked with Richard Burton and Laurence Olivier. Claire Bloom talks about her rise to fame and reading her ex-husband Philip Roth’s work

Stuart Jeffries

23, Dec, 2016 @3:00 PM

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Max Rose review – scant few laughs in Jerry Lewis' lacklustre last hurrah
The comedy veteran does his best with the material, playing a grieving widower who discovers his wife’s secret affair, but it’s hard to dress up a turkey

Jordan Hoffman

02, Sep, 2016 @8:13 AM

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Bye-bye ... Philip Roth talks of fame, sex and growing old in last interview
Great US novelist insists he is quitting public life as he reflects on his many literary identities

Robert McCrum

17, May, 2014 @9:52 PM

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Roth Unbound: A Writer and His Books by Claudia Roth Pierpont – review
Who inspired Philip Roth's characters? Joshua Cohen on a new study that claims to reveal many secrets

Joshua Cohen

17, Jan, 2014 @9:00 AM

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Roth Unbound by Claudia Roth Pierpont – review

Claudia Roth Pierpont's apparently authorised biography buys into the great writer's self-image, writes Tim Adams

Tim Adams

12, Jan, 2014 @10:30 AM

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Charlie Chaplin's Limelight – Philip French's classic DVD
Charlie Chaplin's valedictory movie, Limelight is rarely funny but often deeply affecting, writes Philip French

Philip French

23, Apr, 2011 @11:05 PM

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This week's new film events

Bradford Film Festival | The Beat Generation: Hip-Hop On Screen | Tongues On Fire | Rendez-Vous With French Cinema

Steve Rose

12, Mar, 2011 @12:05 AM

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The story of my lives: Philip Roth on why his next book will be his last
As he celebrates his 75th birthday, novelist Philip Roth talks to Robert McCrum about losing friends, living alone and why the next book will be his last

Robert McCrum

20, Sep, 2008 @11:01 PM

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