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Philip Roth
Roth in 1973
Roth in 1973
Born Philip Milton Roth
(1933-03-19)March 19, 1933
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Died May 22, 2018(2018-05-22) (aged 85)
Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Resting place Bard College Cemetery
Occupation Novelist
Education Bucknell University (BA)
University of Chicago (MA)
Period 1959–2010
Genre Literary fiction
Spouse
Margaret Martinson Williams
(m. 1959; div. 1963)

Claire Bloom
(m. 1990; div. 1995)
Partner Claire Bloom
(1976–1990)

Philip Milton Roth (March 19, 1933 – May 22, 2018) was an American novelist from Newark, New Jersey. His books include Goodbye, Columbus and The Human Stain.

Roth has won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the National Book Award, and several other awards. He studied at the University of Chicago.

Roth died at a Manhattan hospital of congestive heart failure on May 22, 2018 at the age of 85.

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