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Words and Pictures review: Stars shine as Schepisi practises what he preaches
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Words and Pictures review: Stars shine as Schepisi practises w...

★★★☆ Any film that begins with an idealistic English teacher quoting John Updike is liable to seem at least a little behind the times. That's certainly the case with Fred Schepisi's Words and Pictures, a romantic dramedy set in an ... WA Today, 6 days ago

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Adam Begley's Updike biography focuses more on its subject than his work

It's hard to imagine how somebody might take the first step toward chronicling John Updike 's life. There's nothing incredibly scandalous, save for a bit of philandering in the middle years, and the bibliography is too forbiddingly massive in both ...
 Examiner.com3 weeks ago Book Review: Updike by Adam Begley  Melbourne Age1 month ago Updike, by Adam Begley  Christian Century1 month ago A study that fails to do justice to a great writer: Updike  Irish Times1 month ago

The Best Biographies of 2014 (So Far)

From John Updike to Louis Armstrong, from Mavis Staples to John Quincy Adams, we round up the most fascinating life stories published this year. Wall Street Journal: Begley has a great many strengths—concision, eloquence, an eagle eye—and few of ...
 Austin American Statesman2 weeks ago
Boston Globe

Warren adviser departs, the coup that didn't happen, more

Never never gonna give em up Gods, John Updike once wrote, don't answer letters. Neither, usually, do super PACs, particularly those requesting contribution disclosures beyond what campaign finance laws require. But that changed this week in the ...
 Boston Globe3 weeks ago

The best thriller of the year

With John Updike dead and Philip Roth retired, Stephen King might just be America's greatest living novelist. Certainly no one else has written quite so many good novels and more than their fair share of great ones. Mr Mercedes, his latest novel, ...
 Times of Oman1 month ago
Christian Science Monitor

'Stories of Fatherhood' offers 17 portraits of parenting from a very diverse group of writers

The new short story collection from Everyman's Library includes pieces from authors including Vladimir Nabokov and John Updike, all ruminating on the ups and downs of being a parent. Along with that of 17 others, the work of James Joyce, Vladimir ...
 Christian Science Monitor1 month ago

New today: New church planters, John Updike, Presbyterians and "divestment"

Saints, commemorations, and other witnesses from the cloud: Albert Chmielowski (Catholic calendar), Samuel and Henrietta Barnett (Church of England calendar) New today from the Century New soil, new planters, by Carol Howard Merritt. While many ...
 Christian Century1 month ago
WA Today

Bookmarks: literary news and tidbits

John Dale, professor of writing at the University of Technology Sydney, popped up on The Conversation a few days ago having another go at the quality of book reviewing in Australia. Those of you with short memories may not recall that he wrote ...
 WA Today4 days ago
USA Today

Prominent editor, activist John Seigenthaler dies at 86

As Tennessean editor, John Seigenthaler led coverage of the civil rights movement when most southern newspapers ignored it and exposed corruption in the Teamsters union and illicit activities of the Ku Klux Klan. I just can't think of anything I ...
 USA Today1 week ago
Christian Science Monitor

Amazon's picks for best of 2014 (so far) include an Updike biography and a novel set in World War II

'Delancey' by food blogger Molly Wizenberg and 'No Place to Hide' by journalist Glenn Greenwald are also among the titles that Amazon selected as the best books so far this year. Now as we head into the second half of 2014 and readers continue to ...
 Christian Science Monitor3 weeks ago
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