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23 May 2018

Episode 1705

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We look back at the life of literary giant Philip Roth, who has died at the age of 85. We also ask whether the F-35 stealth fighter is worth its hefty price tag and question whether the CV of the man who wants to be Italy's prime minister stands up to scrutiny.

23 May 2018

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Philip Roth

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Monocle’s Culture editor, Robert Bound, looks back at the life of the US literary giant.

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