Obituaries Related to "Roth" from New York Times Archive
Mr. Roth founded United Talent Agency’s fine arts division in 2015 to tap into a new revenue source and help artists broker deals beyond the art world.
The way we mourn now? On Twitter. Philip Roth has died at the age of 85, and the Twittersphere is sitting shiva.
Roth’s work had more rage, more wit, more lust, more talk, and more crosscurrents of thought and emotion than any writer of his time.
Mr. Roth won almost all the major literary awards and published an exceptional sequence of historical novels in his 60s, an age when many writers are winding down.
Mr. Roth was a pathbreaking curator in London who stepped down in protest over the “Brexit” vote.
Mr. Roth presided over Cafe Wha?, a large, plain basement room at 115 Macdougal Street, during a lively and fertile period in the Village’s history.
Mr. Roth was the scion of the Matson Navigation Company but served as the chief negotiator for the U.S. in a historic trade pact; ran for governor of California; and restored Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco.
Mr. Roth fled the McCarthy-era America of 1950 for a new life as a meticulous and often abrasive chronicler of British politicians.
Indignation By Philip Roth 233 pages. $26, Houghton Mifflin Co; £16.99, Jonathan Cape Ltd.
Alvin L. Roth was one of the most talented bridge players of all time, winning 26 national championships with 11 different partners.
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He first gained wide recognition for his work with John Coltrane. He went on to a fertile, prolific career, releasing dozens of albums as a leader.
She was largely unknown to the public when she was cast as what the American Film Institute called one of cinema’s most memorable villains.
He and his wife, Cathy Conn, had a Top 10 single with “Reach Out of the Darkness” as Friend & Lover in 1968. It’s still played today, but it was their only hit.