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Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee

Philip Roth at the White House (file / credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Newark Celebrates Author Philip Roth’s 80th Birthday

Roth was raised in the city’s Weequahic neighborhood, and Newark features prominently in some of his best-known works, from “Portnoy’s Complaint” to “American Pastoral.”

03/19/2013