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For Philip Roth, retirement means hanging with Stephen Colbert

For Philip Roth, retirement means hanging with Stephen Colbert

Philip Roth has declared his retirement from writing and even from giving interviews. While for many retirement means departing for Florida and its early-bird specials, Roth is doing something different: appearing on "The Colbert Report." Roth will appear on Stephen Colbert's show in July to be part of the cOlbert Book Club, the Associated Press reports (noting that cOlbert has a big "O" like Oprah, another famous book club host). Colbert's spokesman says the entire episode will be devoted to the 81-year-old author. Will they be able to discuss all his works? Roth began his career with the 1959 collection "Goodbye, Columbus" and ended it (if he...

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