Judge Decries Philip Roth's "Face-Sitting" Fiction

Man Booker Prize judge Carmen Callil has resigned in protest after the other two judges decided to give the prize to Philip Roth. She says of Roth, "he goes on and on and on about the same subject in almost every single book. It's as though he's sitting on your face and you can't breathe."

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Violet Baudelaire

and philip roth just laughs and laughs as he throws the booker prize on his pile of already awarded prizes and thanks carmen callil for the additional publicity she's giving his book.

now if it had been john updike, i could understand. i don't think philip roth is a one trick pony, but even if he was, man, what a trick!