Thursday, July 15 2010
The Library of America Outdoes Itself with New Release of a Classic Updike Baseball Essay
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Wednesday, January 7 2009
Monday, December 8 2008
The novel has enormous vitality and the main characters are memorable, but the moral ambiguity, really moral obliviousness, is disappointing.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Updike's writing and vocabulary place him in rarified air with few peers. In verse, that talent and intellect are featured in what is perhaps their best arena, a place where his razor sharp wit, keen observational eye, and precise writing shine the brightest.