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Why Were So Many People Upset About Philip Roth Retiring?
Morgan Meis suggests that famous artists at the top of their professions serve, in a secularized and educated society, as something like patron saints. And saints aren't supposed to retire. "Imagine Mother Theresa suddenly announcing that she was done with her work and would spend the last few years of her life vacationing in the Caribbean." The Smart Set 12/17/12
Posted December 20, 2012 12:54 AM

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