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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:

Novel: "Roger's Vision" See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Creativity is merely a plus name for regular activity. Any pastime becomes creative when we care about doing it right, and/or better. See more »


Probably best known for his Rabbit books, proving he favors naturalism and realism in his writing. "Rabbit Is Rich" (1981) and "Rabbit At Rest" (1990) both won the Pulitzer Prize. See more »

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