Philip Roth: Goodbye, Columbus | Book Club

When: 2015-05-19 15:00 - 2015-05-19 15:00
Where: American Center, Tržiště 13, Praha 1 – Malá Strana
Entry fee: Registration in advance at acprague@state.gov is required by May 8 as seating is limited.

The program will be facilitated by our literature expert Brian Hall, aspiring author and actor of the Prague Shakespeare Company.

Let us know if you don’t have a copy of the book, we have it available at the American Center!

Goodbye, Columbus is a 1959 collection of fiction by the American novelist Philip Roth, comprising the title novella "Goodbye, Columbus"—which first appeared in The Paris Review—and five short stories.

The book was a critical success for Roth and won the 1960 U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. The book was not without controversy, as people within the Jewish community took issue with Roth’s less than flattering portrayal of some characters.