Monthly Archives: September 2009

Updike self-portrait is on the auction block

On September 24, Bloomsbury Auctions will sell the Burt Britton Collection of Self-Portraits, a collection which includes a self-portrait by John Updike. The Updike artwork is item number 155, described as follows: “John UPDIKE (American, 1932-2009) Self-portrait. ink and mixed-media … Continue reading

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An unexpected farewell to The Centaurian

For 14 years, James Yerkes has served as Webmaster for The Centaurian, the literary website devoted to John Updike. But the site took an unexpected arrow to the ankle and is now down. Our links to The Centaurian are broken, … Continue reading

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