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RIP John Updike

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RIP John Updike

Post by SonjaMarie » Tue January 27th, 2009, 7:10 pm

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Rabbit at Rest....John Updike

Post by chuck » Tue January 27th, 2009, 7:49 pm

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]John Updike dies, aged 76:


I read Updike in college....."Sexual tension,apathy and moralistic angst"....just a great writer....really made you look at things in a different way....My disdain for the suburbs grew out of his "Rabbit" novels...for me his "Rabbit Novels" ranks with Kerouac's "On the Road, Roth's "Portnoy's Complaint" and J.D. Salinger's "Catcher in the Rye"....He was a very prolific writer...."Couples, Witches of Eastwick, The Centaur" and on and on....Sadly missed......

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Post by princess garnet » Tue January 27th, 2009, 8:21 pm

I'll be putting up a book display for him. Since I work in the fiction division, we put out book displays for newly deceased authors.

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