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Philip Roth’s lingering stain on Wikipedia’s reputation

Philip Roth was feeling irked. Wikipedia’s writeup (as of 2012) of his bestselling novel, The Human Stain, was (he contended) inaccurate; and despite Roth’s efforts to correct it through private correspondence, Wikipedia’s cadre of volunteer editors wouldn’t budge. At issue: … Continue reading

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