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Claudia Roth Pierpont

Claudia Roth Pierpont
Shiva Rouhani

Claudia Roth Pierpont is a staff writer for The New Yorker, where she has written about the arts 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 published in 2000 and was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award. Pierpont has been the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a fellowship at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers of the New York Public Library. She has a PhD in Italian Renaissance art history from New York University. She lives in New York City.

Claudia Roth Pierpont

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American Rhapsody
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American Rhapsody

Claudia Roth Pierpont
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Ranging from the shattered gentility of Edith Wharton's heroines to racial confrontation in the songs of Nina Simone, American Rhapsody presents a kaleidoscopic story of the creation of a...

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Roth Unbound
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Roth Unbound

Claudia Roth Pierpont
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A critical evaluation of Philip Roth—the first of its kind—that takes on the man, the myth, and the work

Philip Roth is one of the most renowned writers of our time. From his debut,...

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