The Frightening Lessons Of Philip Roth's 'The Plot Against America' by Richard Brody
This article has been published in The New Yorker. It begins:
Philip Roth’s novel “The Plot Against America” is a masterwork of counterfactual history, a what-if story in which Charles Lindbergh, the aviation hero and Nazi sympathizer, is elected President in 1940, leading to the widespread persecution of Jews in the United States. The novel is also a counterfactual masterwork of personal history.