Tuesday, January 27, 2009

john updike (1932 - 2009)

John Updike, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, prolific man of letters and erudite chronicler of sex, divorce and other adventures in the postwar prime of the American empire, died Tuesday at age 76.

David Ulin discusses Updike at the LA Times and on KPCC.
Michiko Kakutani reflects at the New York Times.