'Philip Roth': Blake Bailey's story behind the story arrives
FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2008, file photo, author Philip Roth poses for a photo in the offices of his publisher in New York. A biography of the late author, "Philip Roth: The Biography" by Blake Bailey, comes out April 7. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK – The life of Philip Roth was a story. Blake Bailey's “Philip Roth,” a volume Roth had imagined in some form for more than 20 years, comes out April 6. AdThe “real” Philip Roth has been a quest for countless critics — and the author himself — since his 1969 bestseller “Portnoy's Complaint” left many readers believing that Roth and his lusting narrator were one and the same.
The New Yorker boosts sales by stirring the pot
David Remnick is only the fifth person to hold the title of editor at The New Yorker. The weekly magazine is riding a new wave of popularity among young readers, and it's Remnick (who's been on the job for 17 years) that's making it happen. Erin Moriarty of "48 Hours" profiles the editor behind the topics that many people are talking about.cbsnews.com