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13 Star Starred
Washington DCJCC
at Q St NW 1529 16th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036
202-777-3251
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Quotes & Highlights

“In this brilliant, sympathetic, and often witty full-length study of our ‘Kafka domesticus,’ Claudia Roth Pierpoint weaves together Philip Roth’s life, his extraordinary fictions, and the cultural climate to which he fiercely responded. … I can’t imagine any study that will give greater pleasure to Roth’s many intimate companions, his readers.” —David Denby

Description

Claudia Roth Pierpont has written for The New Yorker_ for more than twenty years. The subjects of her articles have ranged from James Baldwin to Katharine Hepburn, from Machiavelli to Mae West. A collection of Pierpont’s essays on women writers, _Passionate Minds: Women Rewriting the World was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She has a Ph.D. in Italian Renaissance art history from New York University.

About the Ticket Supplier: Washington DCJCC (LMD)

The goals of the Washington DCJCC are to preserve and strengthen Jewish identity, heritage, tradition and values through a wide variety of social, cultural, recreational, and educational programs and services. The Center accomplishes these goals in ways that reflect the unique location and role of the Center in the nation's Capital and the many contributions of the American Jewish community in the United States.