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Portnoy's Complaint (1969) is Roth's third novel, and is his most famous, most popular, and most controversial. This novel is a stream-of-consciousness narrative by the protagonist, a young Jewish man, speaking to his psychoanalyst, who says nothing.

Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories (1959) is Roth's first published collection, which won him the 1959 Book Critics Award. It includes the novella "Goodbye, Columbus" and the short stories "The Conversion of the Jews," "Epstein," "Defender of the Faith," "You Can't Tell a Man by the Song he Sings," and "Eli, the Fanatic."

The Oxford Book of Jewish Stories (1998), edited and with an introduction by Ilan Stavans, is a collection and translation into English of international Jewish short stories. It includes "The Conversion of the Jews" by Philip Roth. The Introduction covers language and tradition in Jewish short stories.

God: Stories (1998), edited by C. Michael Curtis, is a collection of...

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