“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
years after his death, are we able to read Roth’s last novel, “An American Type” (Norton, $25.95). Between these two...
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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...