“Call It Sleep” by Henry Roth, one of the great and enduring novels of the Jewish immigrant experience in America, was first published in 1934. Only now, 15
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Tag: Henry Roth
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"Redemption: The Life of Henry Roth" by Steven Kellman (Norton).
Until now, there has been no full-scale biography of Henry Roth, whose 1934 novel, "Call It Sleep," is considered a masterpiece of American literature. That book, a portrait in grim realism of a Jewish immigrant child's...