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Philip Roth, reinventing America

The American novelist Philip Roth passed away at the age of 85. Worldwide celebrated for his work and the painting it draws of contemporary America, the author of American Pastoral and Portnoy's Complaint had announced his retirement a few years ago.

Lars Tunbjörk had met him in 2003 and, for a day, walked with him through the streets of Newark, his hometown and the settings of several of his novels.

More than just a serie of portrait, the photographer is proposing here a true research work on the writer and his books. Philip Roth is photographed in situation, in spots that, without being in his novels, are as imaginary. it is Philip Roth in Philip Roth's America: a reinvented America.

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