Philip Roth

In Philip Roth ’s novella “Goodbye, Columbus,” the Newark Public Library is where Neil Klugman spends a summer working with a colleague whose “breath smells of hair oil and hair oil of breath” and mooning over the rich and sexy Brenda Patimkin. In real life, Mr. Roth has designated the library, which he has called his home away from home, as the repository for his own book collection, a bequest that will be announced here on Thursday evening at the inaugural Philip Roth Lecture, to be delivered by Zadie Smith . Read more…

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David Burke opens new restaurant "Daily"

DAILY A new restaurant in the United Airlines terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport takes an unusual approach. It has a globally inspired farm-to-table menu that changes daily, depending on the local availability of various ingredients. Read more…

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