John Updike
John Updike

JOHN UPDIKE is the author of more than sixty books, eight of them collections of poetry. His novels won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle, and the William Dean Howells Medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He died in January 2009.

18 results <   page 2 of 2  
view sort by
Author: John Updike | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: January 27, 2009
"A triumph."NEWSDAYThe assumptions and obsessions that control our daily lives are explored in tantalizing detail by master novelist John Updike in this wise, witty, and sexy story. Harry Angstrom--known to all as Rabbit, one of America's m...
Author: John Updike | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: December 23, 2008
Rabbit, Run is the book that established John Updike as one of the major American novelists of his—or any other—generation. Its hero is Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom, a onetime high-school basketball star who on an impulse deserts h...
Author: John Updike | Narrator: Kate Reading
Release Date: October 21, 2008
More than three decades have passed since the events described in John Updike’s The Witches of Eastwick. The three divorcées–Alexandra, Jane, and Sukie–have left town, remarried, and become widows. They cope with their grief an...
Author: John Updike | Narrator: Kate Reading
Release Date: October 21, 2008
“John Updike is the great genial sorcerer of American letters [and] The Witches of Eastwick [is one of his] most ambitious works. . . . [A] comedy of the blackest sort.”—The New York Times Book ReviewToward the end of the Vietnam er...
Villages Cover
Author: John Updike | Narrator: Edward Herrmann
Release Date: October 19, 2004
John Updike’s twenty-first novel, a bildungsroman, follows its hero, Owen Mackenzie, from his birth in the semi-rural Pennsylvania town of Willow to his retirement in the rather geriatric community of Haskells Crossing, Massachusetts. In betwee...
Villages Cover
Seek My Face Cover
Author: John Updike | Narrator: Kathryn Walker
Release Date: November 12, 2002
John Updike’s twentieth novel, like his first, The Poorhouse Fair (1959), takes place in one day, a day that contains much conversation and some rain. The seventy-eight-year-old painter Hope Chafetz, who in the course of her eventful life has b...
Seek My Face Cover