Philip Roth: ‘To tell you the truth, I’m done’ Twitter responds to news that American author Philip Roth plans to retire. macleans.ca November 10, 2012 Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email 0 [View the story “Philip Roth: ‘To tell you the truth, I’m done'” on Storify] Philip Roth: ‘To tell you the truth, I’m done’ News today that American author Philip Roth plans to retire. The 74-year-old author of 25 books says he wants nothing more to do with books. "I studied, I taught, I wrote, I read – to the exclusion of almost everything else, Enough is enough!" he told a magazine. "I no longer feel this fanaticism." Storified by Maclean’s Magazine · Sat, Nov 10 2012 04:52:28 @ZacharyDreams RT @vexnews: "Philip Roth says he’s done writing" … http://pic.twitter.com/c3jI5tS8mark wonderful A valediction to @Philip_Roth, a contemporary American author of almost unrivalled brilliance. Just some of my faves… http://pic.twitter.com/ZALTkfdXTheSamiad No! Philip Roth has retired from writing at 78 yrs old. A sad day for a sad man. http://pic.twitter.com/xfx4hLjoSheryl Sanchez #Philip_Roth Please do not!!!!!Alma Maldonado If NEMESIS really is Philip Roth’s last novel, that’s not a bad way to go out.Bill Ryan If you’re wondering, this is the last sentence of Philip Roth’s (alleged) last novel. http://pic.twitter.com/dsKH3LR6Elon Green Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Filed under: books Advertisement About this author macleans.ca Macleans.ca administrator Other articles What's the minimum IQ of a genius? Take our Maclean's Quiz challenge! Week in Pictures + 13 more posts this week Advertisement Post navigation Previous Trudeau marks 100 days as PM with boost to youth jobs program Next Read the best we have to offer with the new Maclean’s app.