John Updike died today at the age of 76 after a battle with lung cancer. Paul Bogaards, the executive publicity director at Knopf, confirmed the news just now. He said there are no details about services yet but that they would made available later today.
Cuddly in His Rabbit Suit, Clever Updike Charms a Critic, by Adam Begley, November 19, 2000.
It Takes a Village, or Three: Updike Goes Home Again—Again, by Adam Begley, October 24, 2004.
John Updike on Norman Mailer, by Leon Neyfakh, November 14, 2007.
Updike’s Weird Sisters, by Nancy Dalva, October 28, 2008.