John Updike
Date of Birth
Mar 18, 1932
Birth Place:
Reading, PA


Arguably one of the most accomplished and influential and certainly among the most prolific of late 20th and early 21st century belletrists, John Updike left behind a vast and illuminating body of work, with 61 published novels, collections of short stories, and essay compilations at the time of his death from lung cancer in January 2009. Though his novels and stories were topically and...