John Cheever Remembered At Centennial

Sunday would have been the 100th birthday of John Cheever, the great short story writer and novelist.

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  • BOOK REVIEW / Janet and John in Oedipal soup: 'City of Boys'
    There is a beautiful but remote mother, one of those bourbon- and perfume-scented women often found in the stories of John O'Hara and John Cheever, who is on the verge of middle age and nervous breakdown. There is a troubled, vulnerable son, engaged in ...
    10/19/2015 - 6:56 am | View Link
  • John Updike Beautifully Explains How Difficult It Was To Read John Cheever's Tortured Journals
    The Journals of John Cheever, published as a big and glossy book ... It seems to be what I expected to see, what I had hoped for, what I remembered. Sanding the driveway with my son, I see, from the top of the hill, the color of the sky and what a paradise ...
    08/13/2014 - 4:09 am | View Link
  • Biography of John Updike a solid analysis of his work, life
    John Updike, who died in 2009 at 76 ... works of fiction that Updike is writing at any given point in his life and those that describe the time remembered. Adulteries aside, Updike didn't live a particularly eventful life. The "effortlessly industrious ...
    04/11/2014 - 1:01 pm | View Link
  • John Cheever's First Short Story, Ever
    In the fall of 1930, an 18-year-old John Cheever—a boy with a low voice and a “determined ... My dreams had been thick. I remembered two converging hills, some dry apple trees and a broken blue egg cup. That is all I could remember.
    11/12/2013 - 5:38 am | View Link
  • John Rielly
    He is remembered for his soft-spoken demeanor ... Mary Margaret VanOsbree and Rose Cheever, as well as, his brother, Jim Rielly. He is survived by his seven children: Bob (& Cheryl) Rielly of Dallas, TX, Tom (& Patricia) Rielly of Meadville, PA, Paul ...
    08/12/2013 - 11:20 am | View Link
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    John Updike: John Updike, American writer known for his careful craftsmanship and realistic but subtle depiction of American middle-class life.
    04/16/2018 - 6:59 am | View Website
  • John Fiedler
    John Fiedler, Actor: 12 Angry Men. Typical of busy character actors, Fiedler made his face (and voice) recognizable to millions. Many know the bald-pated Fiedler as therapy patient "Mr. Peterson" on The Bob Newhart Show (1972); others might first recognize him for the 1968 movie, The Odd Couple (1968), and spin-off TV show, The Odd Couple (1970 ...
    04/15/2018 - 5:30 pm | View Website
  • The Swimmer (1968)
    Directed by Frank Perry, Sydney Pollack. With Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule, Tony Bickley. A man spends a summer day swimming as many pools as he can all over a quiet suburban town.
    04/15/2018 - 4:37 am | View Website
  • Boston 1775
    History, analysis, and unabashed gossip about the start of the American Revolution in Massachusetts.
    04/14/2018 - 8:16 pm | View Website
  • John Updike
    John Updike was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, and spent his first years in nearby Shillington, a small town where his father was a high school science teacher.
    04/14/2018 - 12:59 pm | View Website
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