John Updike

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WHEN did John Updike win a Pulitzer Prize for his novel |Rabbit is Rich?
Don't worry, this manual cover features US author John Updike, too.
BORN BRIDGET Fonda, US actress, 1964, above LEWIS Carroll, English author, 1832 BRIAN Downey, Thin Lizzy drummer, 1951 DIED JOHN Updike, American novelist, 2009 MAHALIA Jackson, US gospel singer, 1972 PETE Seeger, US folk musician, 2014, above
Previous recipients -- most of whom have accepted the prize with good humor -- include Tom Wolfe, Sebastian Faulks, the late Norman Mailer and the late John Updike, who was awarded a Bad Sex lifetime achievement award in 2008.
John Updike wrote fifty novels, hundreds of short stories, essays, literary criticism, and poems; of course in such a mine all found is not gold.
THE TOPIC: Up to his death in 2009, John Updike was one of the most acclaimed and prolific American writers of the second half of the 20th century, with dozens of novels, hundreds of short stories and essays, and a closetful of major awards to his credit.
This collection of thirty-one articles begins with a copy of the poem "The Naked Ape" by John Updike which should give the reader a clear indication of the contents.
The report said that the133 out of BBC's 300 samples include those of notable people such as the inventor of the World Wide Web Tim Berners-Lee, Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch, author John Updike, and Myanmar politician and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi.
After namechecks for some of his favourite hardmen - Phillip Roth, John Updike and Raymond Carver - Hodgson roared: "I'm interested in European literature too.
The titillation was always very refined, it featured major interviews with such luminaries as Martin Luther King and Miles Davis, and its short story writers included P G Wodehouse, John Updike and John LeCarre.
IT IS not often that a horseracing novel lands an award whose winners include authors such as William Faulkner, John Updike and Saul Bellow, but that is what has happened in the case of 'Lord of Misrule' by Jaimy Gordon.
Comprised of fifty-four humorous essays, this anthology offers contemporary works from the likes of Steve Martin and John Updike as well as nine older works from such "greats" as Mark Twain and Elizabeth Bishop.