Tuesday, January 27, 2009

John Updike

John Updike died today at the age of 76 from lung cancer.

He was an American novelist, a poet, a short story writer, an art critic, and a literary critic.

His most famous work is his Rabbit series (Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit Is Rich; Rabbit At Rest; and Rabbit Remembered), two of which received the Pulitzer Prize.

He also wrote The Witches of Eastwick in 1984 which was later made into a movie of the same name.


coffee said...

John Updike's passing is sad, but he left a ton of awesome work. "Immortality is nontransferrable" he said appropriately.

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