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3/26/2014 at 8:00 a.m.
How John Updike Turned Everything in His Life to His Advantage in Fiction
An excerpt from Adam Begley's forthcoming biography.
By Adam Begley
8/29/2011 at 10:00 a.m.
Irene: Lotsa Sizzle, Some Steak
Bloomberg struggles with, wink, premature evacuation.
By Alyssa Shelasky
6/22/2010 at 10:00 a.m.
For Sale: Updike’s Typewriter
The late John Updike's Olympia "electric 65c" typewriter is expected to fetch $4,000 to $6,000 when it's auctioned by Christie's today.
By Lane Brown
1/30/2009 at 6:00 p.m.
Jonathan Lethem and Joseph O’Neill Remember Updike the Father Figure
"I always wrote with the subconscious — or conscious — knowledge that who knows, Updike might read this."
By Boris Kachka
1/30/2009 at 10:35 a.m.
Ellen Barkin to Make HBO Magic from Real-Life Pain
Maybe she's gonna play a rich cougar divorceée. Hmmm. Plus, Patrick McMullan's gonna cameo on 'Gossip Girl' ... so meta! In the gossip roundup.
By Tim Murphy
1/27/2009 at 5:30 p.m.
Anderson: John Updike, Essayist
He was one of the greatest belletrists of all time — a master of the short, casual, elegant, whimsical, roving piece about absolutely anything.
By Sam Anderson
1/27/2009 at 5:00 p.m.
Updike: Unpublished Thoughts on the Great Depression and Barack Obama
Insights, gleaned from personal experience, on the upside of the Great Depression and the importance of Barack Obama's election.
By Nick Catucci
1/27/2009 at 1:29 p.m.
John Updike Dead at 76
According to a statement from his publisher, John Updike died of lung cancer this morning.
By Lane Brown
1/9/2009 at 12:45 p.m.
Daniel Craig Is Gonna Live Forever
Plus: Scarlett Johansson is nobody's Juno.
By Tammy Oler
10/8/2007 at 9:38 a.m.
Sarah Silverman: ‘Don't Call Me a Rivers’
John Updike says he moved from New York to New England to get away from the "ego-eroding literary hustle" of the city. Glamour editor Cindi Leive had a rare blowup over racially insensitive comments fashion editor Ashley Baker made while speaking to a group of African-American lawyers. Sarah Silverman confessed to Howard Stern that she got extremely upset after being mistaken for Melissa Rivers. Jimmy Fallon and Rangers teammates Sean Avery and Brendan Shanahan ate at the Waverly Inn after their season opener. Martina Navratilova and Jeffrey Lyons may or may not have left Kenjo together on West 57th Street.
4/23/2007 at 8:31 a.m.
George Clooney's Brand Is Politics