Oct 24, 2023 · John Updike, American writer of novels, short stories, and poetry, known for his careful craftsmanship and realistic but subtle depiction of ‘American, Protestant, small-town, middle-class’ life. His books included Rabbit, Run (1960), Rabbit Is Rich (1981), The Witches of Eastwick (1984), and Rabbit at Rest (1990).
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Dec 29, 2019 · John Updike (March 18, 1932 - January 27, 2009) was an American novelist, essayist, and short story writer who brought the neuroses and the shifting sexual mores of the American middle class to the fore. He published more than 20 novels, a dozen collections of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction.
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John Updike 1932 – 2009 Read poems by this poet Poet, essayist, short-story writer, critic, and novelist John Updike was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania, on March 18, 1932. His father taught high school math, and his mother wrote short stories and novels.
The following is the complete bibliography of John Updike (March 18, 1932 – January 27, 2009), an American novelist, poet, critic and essayist noted for his prolific output over a 50-year period. His bibliography includes some 23 novels, 18 short story collections, 12 collections of poetry, 4 children's books, and 12 collections of non-fiction.
John Updike 1932–2009 Random House An acclaimed and award-winning writer of fiction, essays, and reviews, John Updike also wrote poetry for most of his life. Growing up in Pennsylvania, his early inspiration to be a writer came from watching his mother, an aspiring writer, submit her work to magazines.