Syd Hoff’s Online Exhibition

  A website dedicated to the late great Syd Hoff now has a 19 panel online slide show, “Syd Hoff…the Man, the Magic & the Mystery.”   Mr.Hoff’s niece, who created the website,  writes to Ink Spill that “the exhibit includes a variety of original images, text panels and family photos…the exhibit has also been created as a traveling exhibit

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Roth

Philip Roth, who celebrates his 80th birthday today, was first published in The New Yorker the issue of March 14, 1959, with his story, “Defender of the Faith” causing an immediate stir (see the upcoming PBS American Masters profile “Philip Roth: Unmasked”  for, among so many other things,  Mr. Roth’s recollection of buying, opening up, reading and rereading his story

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