Philip Roth

Philip Roth (1933–2018) won all three major literary awards in the US numerous times, including the 1960 National Book Award for Goodbye, Columbus, the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for American Pastoral and the 2001 PEN/Faulkner Award for The Human Stain. In 2001 he received the highest award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Gold Medal in fiction, given every six years ‘for the entire work of the recipient’.