Arts Jan 30

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A Setting Fitting for a Master

Watching the 2003 interview I did with John Updike, who died this week, brought back very warm memories about the man and a very special day. Whenever we have the opportunity to travel and visit with writers and artists, we…

Arts Jan 28

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Remembering John Updike

The poem Nicholas Delbanco read during Tuesday's program first appeared in the June 1999 issue of Poetry, and later, in a slightly different form in 2001, in "Americana."…

Arts Jan 27

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Author John Updike Dies at Age 76

John Updike, one of the most prolific and popular American authors of his generation, who chronicled the drama of everyday suburban life, died Tuesday, his publisher said.