Tuesday, January 27, 2009

John Updike 1932-2009

Prolific, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist John Updike has died of lung cancer at the age of 76. Updike died at a hospice not far from his home in Beverly Farms, Mass. Several of his works wound up in Hollywood hands, The Witches of Eastwick. Updike's final work, My Father's Tears and Other Stories, his first collection of new short fiction since 2000, is scheduled for release on June 2.

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