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Remembering John Updike: James Marcus Talks with Updike about his “Bech” Novels

by Jane Ciabattari

National Book Critics Circle board member James Marcus interviewed John Updike in 1998 about his “Bech” novels. In 1970 John Updike unleashed his Jewish...read »

John Updike, March 18, 1932-January 27, 2009

by Jane Ciabattari

Sadly, sadly, we note that John Updike died this morning. He had been ill with lung cancer. His work has been honored for many decades by the National Book...read »

Remembering John Updike: James Marcus Talks with Updike about his “Bech” Novels

by Jane Ciabattari

National Book Critics Circle board member James Marcus interviewed John Updike in 1998 about his “Bech” novels: In 1970 John Updike unleashed his Jewish...read »

Roxana Robinson Remembers John Updike

by Jane Ciabattari

Novelist and National Book Critics Circle member Roxana Robinson sent along this remembrance for Critical Mass: I don’t know when I started reading John...read »

Roxana Robinson Remembers John Updike

by Jane Ciabattari

Novelist and National Book Critic Circle Award member Roxana Robinson remembers a postcard from John Updike (and a first meeting). Updike remembered by...read »

Guest Post by Constance Casey: NBCC at 35

by Jane Ciabattari

Former board member Constance Casey, who writes for Slate, recalled the board in the late 1980s during the NBCC’s 35th anniversary celebration at WNYC’s...read »

In Retrospect: Mark Athitakis on John Updike’s “Roger’s Version”

by Jane Ciabattari

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