Monthly Archives: April 2012

Remember to register for the June 12-16 Boston conference

It’s past when we requested registrations to be turned in, but there’s still time to register for the Second Biennial John Updike Society Conference, June 12-16. The conference is co-sponsored and hosted by Suffolk University, on Beacon Hill near the … Continue reading

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In memoriam: Brent G. Worley

We report with sadness that John Updike Society member Brent G. Worley, 64, died on April 16, 2012 after a long battle with cancer. A resident of Berks County, Pennsylvania, and a longtime member of the Governor Mifflin School Board, … Continue reading

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It’s true: the Society is considering buying the Updike boyhood home

For the past several months, and with the authorization of the Board, the Society has been in discussions with a Shillington realtor, a benefactor, and current owners regarding the possible purchase of the John Updike childhood home at 117 Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Updike invoked in NYC street article

The John Updike Review editor James Schiff passed along this item about New York City streets and a John Updike mention, invoking one of his old unsigned Talk of the Town features. “John Updike Would Have Loved 6 1/2th Avenue Even … Continue reading

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