Monthly Archives: December 2009

Updike given a “fond farewell” by Time magazine

In the upcoming Person of the Year 2009 issue of Time magazine, John Updike received a “fond farewell” from Charles McGrath, a former deputy editor of The New Yorker and current writer-at-large for The New York Times.  Updike was one of … Continue reading

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Talk with other members on the JUS Facebook page

The John Updike Society now has a Facebook page, and there are two photo galleries so far and a discussion board where members can start topics and engage each other and Updike fans in discussions ranging from teaching Updike and … Continue reading

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It’s official: Alvernia to host Society’s first conference

Today, Alvernia University and The John Updike Society announced that Alvernia will host the Society’s very first conference October 1-3, 2010. The conference will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Rabbit, Run, and it’s appropriate that Alvernia is … Continue reading

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John Updike Society turns 100 . . . members, that is

Though The John Updike Society was formed fewer than seven months ago and launched with only 35 members, we’ve hit the 100 mark with the addition of Liliana Naydan, a doctoral candidate at SUNY-Stony Brook. “I became interested in Updike … Continue reading

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