John Updike

John Updike appears in the following:

John Updike In Memoriam

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Extended excerpts of the Brian Lehrer Show interview with the late author John Updike from June 15, 2006 on his imagining a homegrown terrorist’s tunnel plot depicted in his 22nd novel Terrorist, set in northern New Jersey.

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John Updike: The Widows of Eastwick

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

John Updike revisits the Witches of Eastwick. In The Widows of Eastwick, the sequel to his 1984 novel, the three divorcees - now widows – return to the coastal Rhode Island town they once lived in and must cope with guilt and old age.

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Some Like It Hot

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Tony Curtis, the golden boy of the silver screen, tells us about living through Hollywood’s heyday. Also, States of the Union is all about Ohio, one of the most hotly contested battleground states in this election. Find out what credit derivatives are, and how they're affecting the financial ...

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Five Years Later

Thursday, September 07, 2006

On the fifth anniversary of September 11th, Kurt Andersen looks at the range of creative responses to the attacks. Voices include: the poet Marie Ponsot, the novelist Jonathan Safran Foer (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close), the novelist John Updike (Terrorist), ...

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John Updike

Friday, July 21, 2006

For his 22nd novel, John Updike could have stuck to one of his well-established fictional templates - perhaps another angst-ridden upper-middle-class marriage set in New England. Instead, his new novel Terrorist follows a half-Egyptian teenager in New Jersey who is mesmerized by radical Islam. Updike leads

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