Monthly Archives: April 2013

Today’s Borzoi Reader Poem-a-Day: Updike’s “Piet”

The Borzoi Reader Poem-a-Day today featured Updike’s homage to Piet Mondrian, “Piet.” Here’s the link. And if you’d like to sign up for The Borzoi Reader feature, click here.

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Mormon journalist considers Roger’s Version, shares his Updike encounter

John Updike has been labeled a “protestant writer,” so it’s always interesting to hear what people of other faiths—especially articulate writers and inveterate readers—have to say about him as a religious writer. In “New Harmony: Another Brush with John Updike,” … Continue reading

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Blogger: “The Ghost of John Updike and the Boston Bombing”

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, blogger William Thornton posted a reconsideration of Updike’s novel Terrorist: “will the events of last week and the coming weeks’ vindicate one of John Updike’s last, and least regarded, novels?” “The Ghost … Continue reading

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Miranda Updike solo show is open now through June 27

You can see the latest works of Miranda Updike, who studied with George Nick and Jo Sandman at Massachusetts College of Art, at the John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse now through June 27, 2013. The one-person show is titled “Crowds,” … Continue reading

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New film apparently shows Updike’s influence

A.O. Scott writes in his description of new film “The Color of the Chameleon” by Bulgarian director Emil Christov, “As a storyteller and a maker of images, Mr. Christov demonstrates a remarkable, exuberant sense of strangeness. And also a very … Continue reading

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