The American author Philip Roth has died at the age of 85. That writes The New Yorker, the magazine in which his first stories published.
Philip Roth, who often wrote about Jewish identity and the political culture in the United States, let an oeuvre that consists of dozens of novels. For many years gold he as a candidate for the Nobel prize for Literature, but never, he knew who to win.
In 1998 he won the prestigious pulitzer prize for his book ‘American pastoral’. In 2012, it announced that Philip Roth that he would stop writing. His last novel was ‘Nemesis’ (2010).