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Topic - John Updike
John Updike once helped an Illinois English professor propose to his wife to be. And now that same professor is helping preserve the celebrated novelist's legacy.
"Updike" (Harper), by Adam Begley
Reading reviews of art exhibitions in distant metropolises can evoke envy for pleasures and excitements that are impossible to share because the locations are too far away. So a collection of exhibition reviews could seem frustrating rather than enticing, especially when the once-assembled pictures have returned to their homes. But it's excitement rather than frustration that seizes the reader of "Always Looking: Essays on Art" by the late John Updike because these reviews are so intelligent, well-informed and beautifully written.
John Updike's childhood home in Pennsylvania has been purchased by a group that plans to restore it and turn it into a museum.
Late author John Updike's childhood home is for sale and facing an uncertain future.
In Anne Tyler's living room, you could shelve virtually all the books under a single heading: fiction.
In the living room of Anne Tyler, you could shelve virtually all the books under a single heading: fiction.
Colson Whitehead's newest book is not only literary and gorgeous, it also has the potential to be a crossover hit.
Rabbit is running again, this time to a new home at Pennsylvania's Alvernia University.
"It represents a great storehouse of information for any biographer concerned with Updike's early life and his development and a writer," said Updike expert Jack DeBellis, who was named Wednesday as Alvernia's first John Updike scholar in residence.
FILE - In this May 20, 2006 file photo, author John Updike speaks at BookExpo America 2006 in Washington.