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Staff Rec: 'Higher Gossip'

February, not April, is the cruelest month. For it was on a mid-February day that I learned of John Updike's death of lung cancer in Jan. 2009. The emotion that I felt was not proper grief--I knew I had not known the man well enough to presume ..., 3 days ago

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Revival by Stephen King

EDEL RODRIGUEZ FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE Awriter always feels God's shadow. Even John Updike was moved to an apologetic humble-brag when asked why he wrote so much. The Old Testament God repeatedly says he wants praise, Updike once said in an interview, ...
 Boston Globe1 week ago

Literary tour destination: John Updike [Reading Eagle, Pa. :: ]

Nov. 04--They are a distracted group walking through Shillington: taking selfies in front of buildings, walking in front of traffic, ducking into businesses to talk with people who know the neighborhood. Inside a white house, they see layers of ...
 BusinessWeek2 weeks ago
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The Dog by Joseph ONeill

With the rare exception of Marilynne Robinson and the late John Updike, contemporary literary fiction is secular. There is no God, but the god of narration. This tendency — however problematic, if one is a believer — has only enriched the ...
 Boston Globe2 months ago
Irish Independent

Bookworm with John Boland: 'Takedown' of a deerslayer

American novelist Richard Ford rents a house in Connemara every autumn and spends a good deal of his time there shooting woodcock, which apparently is a "treasured pastime". American novelist Richard Ford rents a house in Connemara every autumn and ...
 Irish Independent1 week ago

Thompson and Kuykendall blast perfect games to headline high-score report

Perfect games by John Thompson at AMF Gulf Gate Lanes and James Kuykendall at Bowland Port Charlotte are the headline performances in this weekend's report of high scores at bowling establishments in the Sarasota-Manatee -Charlotte ...
 Examiner.com2 weeks ago Drab and Jones top high-score report with 300s; Block rolls a 299  Examiner.com2 days ago

Is Boston pricing out its writers?

Boston's new literary district includes more than 80 historical sites. CREDIT: Massachusetts Cultural Council There's John Updike's Beacon Street home, the old Atlantic Monthly offices on Arlington, Jack Keroauc's watering hole in the Theatre ...
 Metro.us1 month ago

50 notable works of nonfiction

ACID TEST LSD, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal By Tom Shroder (Blue Rider) A former Washington Post Magazine editor recounts how advocates of treating PTSD with banned psychoactive drugs have fought for approval from government and ...
 Washington Post1 day ago

Tom Wolfe always cuts through modish nonsense. I wonder what hed make of Russell Brand?

The idea that writing should primarily entertain the pleasure principle is the bane of all literary theorists. As Philip Larkin put it, Life and literature is a question of what one thrills to and further than that no man shall ever go without ...
 New Statesman2 days ago
Malay Mail

National Book Awards: Klay and Osnos win top awards

Klay's 'Redeployment' was picked from a short list of fiction works by authors Rabih Alameddine, Marilynne Robinson, Anthony Doerr and Emily St. John Mandel. — AFP pic NEW YORK, Nov 20 —Phil Klay and Evan Osnos were given the top prizes at the ...
 Malay Mail2 days ago Writers Phil Klay and Evan Osnos win top National Book Awards  Yahoo! India2 days ago
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