Philip Roth – the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "American Pastoral" and other highly acclaimed works such as "Portnoy's Complaint," "The Human Stain" and "The Plot Against America" – has died of congestive heart failure, The Associated Press reported late Tuesday. He was 85.
Fellow writers and public figures took to Twitter to share their condolences and reflect on Roth's novels. Here's what they had to say:
– The Associated Press contributed to this report.