“As the setting autumn sun began to shine too brightly, Mr. Roth pulled a drape over one of his living room’s large windows. While this is his New York base, he still spends a lot of time at his house in Connecticut, where writing less has allowed him to entertain more.”
—Did anyone else not picture Philip Roth doing a lot of entertaining? Like, Philip Roth has, at some point in his life, spoken to a florist about centerpieces? The piece is filled with other whackadoo details.