The John Updike Society will sponsor one panel at ALA this year, and it features two presenters new to the Society.
“John Updike in Context”
“Much Ado About Nothing: Boredom, Banality, and Bathos in Late Henry Green and Early John Updike.” David Brauner, University of Reading (UK)
“Rabbit and America’s Shared Identity Crisis,” Christopher Love, University of Southern Mississippi
“Villages: Updike Homes in Fiction, Memoir, and Essay,” Peter J. Bailey, St. Lawrence University
Chair/Moderator: Edward Allen, The University of South Dakota