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Indignation, Philip Roth

Book recommended for March by the Reading Group of the 'Call'

Wednesday, March 20,
Call de Girona

Title: Indignation
Author: Philip Roth
Publication: 2008

Set in America in 1951, the second year of the Korean War, Indignation is narrated by Marcus Messner, a college student from Newark, New Jersey, who describes his sophomore year at Winesburg College in Ohio. Marcus transfers to Winesburg from Robert Treat College in Newark to escape his father, a kosher butcher, who appears to have become consumed with fear about the dangers of adult life, the world, and the uncertainty that awaits his son.

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