TRIBUTE TO JOHN UPDIKE at The JFK Library June 7, 2009

This is a short story of a long friendship. John was the second writer I ever met. It was 1979, my first novel had come out, he was 46, I 34. We met at a party of PEN New England at the house of the writers Robie Macauley and Pam Painter. My first impression was […]

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