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John Updike's Biography

John Hoyer Updike (18 March 1932 – 27 January 2009) was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic.

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The late US author John Updike wrote the book "Terrorist" from the perspective of an American-born Muslim teenager
The late US author John Updike wrote the book "Terrorist" from the perspective of an American-born Muslim teenager
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  • The People's Platform review an 'invaluable primer' for understanding the ...

      News Source: The Guardian | 1 day ago
    the Nasdaq stock exchange's computerised billboard advertises the flotation of Facebook, May 2012. Photograph: Shen Hong/Xinhua Press/Corbis For the first 20 years of the evolution of the internet from the start of the "internetworking" project in
  • Lives in Writing by David Lodge review

      News Source: The Guardian | 1 day ago
    Sophia Evans for the Observer When Graham Greene published his novel A Burnt-Out Case in 1960, an article appeared in the Daily Express predicting a great deal of "guessing in Fleet Street" about the real-life model for the lying muckraker Parkinson.
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      News Source: Sydney Morning Herald | 2 days ago
    The end of Adrian Mole There are plenty of serious books that chronicle the impact of Margaret Thatcher on Britain. But perhaps some of the best were those by Sue Townsend that gave us the drab and disappointing, but always hilarious life of Adrian

John Updike Blogs

  • 'To Me, It Is Part of Being Human': John Updike Explains His ...

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    Questioner: Why do you think the theme of religion has played such a role in your writing? John Updike: I was raised, without terrific ardor, as a Lutheran, and I've retained a grip on religion through several changes of denomination since.
  • John Updike's Confessions | Naim Attallah Online

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    A new biography just published by Adam Begley on John Updike, who claimed that he wrote faster than he read, brought back scintillating memories of my encounter with him in 1989. I particularly wanted to interview him since, in my view, ...
  • Seven Stanzas at Easter by John Updike - All Saints Austin

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    Make no mistake: if he rose at all. It was as His body; If the cell's dissolution did not reverse, the molecule reknit, The amino acids rekindle, The Church will fall. It was not as the flowers, Each soft spring recurrent; It was not as His

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