Monthly Archives: February 2013

“Mrs Updike” radio teledrama is broadcast on BBC Radio

“Mrs Updike,” a 90-minute radio play by Margaret Heffernan “about the tempestuous relationship between one of the most famous American writers of the twentieth century, John Updike, and his mother,” was broadcast today by BBC Radio and can be heard … Continue reading

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2013 ALA panels announced

A big round of thanks to Peter J. Bailey, who put together the Society’s panels for the 2013 American Literature Association conference at the Westin Copley Place, Boston, Mass., May 23-26, and thanks to those who responded to the call … Continue reading

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Details are now available for Becoming John Updike

Details are now available for member Larry Mazzeno’s book, Becoming John Updike: Critical Reception, 1958-2010. Camden House will publish the 270-page book in hardcover on April 1, 2013. SRP is $85 U.S. Publisher’s description: When John Updike died in 2009, tributes from the … Continue reading

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