Roth's latest novel, 'The Humbling,' tells the story of famous actor who’s suddenly unable to act; the story is driven by the book’s first line: “He’d lost his magic.”

In this video, Roth describes how, even at this stage of his career, he fears for the loss of ideas. "When I finish a book, I think What will I do? Where will I get an idea?," Roth says. "A kind of low-level panic sets in."

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