Philip Roth receives top French honor
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Philip Roth was awarded France’s highest honor, the Legion of Honor, by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Sept. 27 in New York. The award recognizes civilians and soldiers. Roth was granted the title of commander, the French news agency AFP reported.
Roth, the American author of nearly 30 novels, has won numerous literary prizes, including two National Book Awards, two National Book Critics Circle Awards, and the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. — jta
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