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Updike , arguably the best short story writer of the 20th century. A great starter book or a fill in for those missing some previous stories.Published 12 months ago by Bruce P Moyer
Having been a fan of Updike's novels for many years, I was not at all disappointed with this work. If you have never bathed in his rich prose, this would not be an ill-advised... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Fred M. Jeffers
I'm so glad I finally read John Updike, starting with this book. It's a very touching, personal, well written diary, really. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Kathryn M.
I never ordered this book, but I got it and was charged for it. The vendor was quick but not careful.Published on August 17, 2012 by Susan Keefe
One of my favorite books by this author. Can't think of more honest, self-targeting and life revealing confession. Read morePublished on May 4, 2011 by Milan Heger
I enjoy his memoirs better than his fiction. The essay titled "Getting the Words Out" was especially well done.Published on February 20, 2011 by Joshua Hackler
As you can see by the picture, it indicates that the book is flatsigned by John Updike. So, I was expecting mine to be signed. It isn't. Read morePublished on July 8, 2010 by D. Loftin
A look into John Updikes's world without any mean spiritness towards others on his part.Published on February 1, 2010 by LuLu
This is a heartbreaking memoir from a man who had the power and the will to share it.Published on August 2, 2009 by S. Belson