Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.
First edition of Roth’s 30th book, concerning “an aging stage actor whose empty life is altered by a ‘counterplot of unusual erotic desire’.” Octavo, original boards. From the library of fellow novelist John Barth, with his signature to the half-title page. Barth won the National Book Award in fiction for his novel Chimera. Boldly signed by Philip Roth on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Milton Glaser.
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