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John Updike (1932–2009)


John Updike is among the leading novelists of the late 20th century, having twice won the Pulitzer Prize. Updike graduated Harvard College in 1954 to the staff of the New Yorker, with whom he has worked ever since as a contributor and reviewer. Updike has published 15 novels and lives in Massachusetts See full bio »

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  Eastwick (TV Series) (book - 11 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (book "The Witches of Eastwick" - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2010)
- Pampered and Tampered (2010) ... (book)
- Red Bath and Beyond (2010) ... (book "The Witches of Eastwick")
- Magic Snow and Creepy Gene (2009) ... (book)
- Tea and Psychopathy (2009) ... (book)
- Tasers and Mind Erasers (2009) ... (book)
 2009 Ted Williams (TV Movie documentary) (essay "Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu")
 2002 Eastwick (TV Movie) (characters)
 1996 A & P (Short) (story)
 1992 The Witches of Eastwick (TV Movie) (novel)
  American Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1988) (novel "The Christian Roommate" - 1 episode, 1984)
- Pigeon Feathers (1988) ... (story)
- The Roommate (1984) ... (novel "The Christian Roommate")
 1987 The Witches of Eastwick (novel)
 1987 Gyere hozzám feleségül (TV Movie)
 1979 Too Far to Go (TV Movie) (short stories)
 1974 The Music School (TV Short) (story)
 1970 Rabbit, Run (novel)
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Other Works:

Collection of poems: "Midpoint" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 31 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »
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Personal Quote:

With the waning of everything, with the waning of the sexual drive, the witch capacity, there probably goes a certain lessening of artistic passion. I suppose I feel that in my own work. The world would really be none the worse if I were not to write anymore. But I keep wanting to do it, in part to fill the time. I don't know what you've found, but nothing makes the time pass so much as writing. ... See more »

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In his later life, he lived in Beverly Farms, Massachusetts. See more »

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