Lit rec #56: “I was surprised by this dreaminess, which was so very uncharacteristic, but as I didn’t see where it did any harm — I wondered, even, if it might not be just the lullaby to soothe his conscience and diminish a little the shame and guilt perpetuating his fidelity to a corpse — I said, ‘Who knows? Maybe she did.'” (1991)

Perhaps his best, and will endure for centuries. How to care for your dying father and yourself. PATRIMONY by Philip Roth.

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