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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    John Updike, who died in 2009 at 76 ... But Begley moves neatly between the 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 ...
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  • John Cheever's First Short Story, Ever "Expelled": The tale of his expulsion from prep school
    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.
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  • The Ovid of Ossining, US writer John Cheever
    The Enormous Radio followed in 1953, and in 1958 the collection containing many of the stories for which Cheever is most remembered, The Housebreaker of Shady Hill, which established the fictional town in upstate New York that would feature in his work.
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  • John Cheever centennial remembered through 'Mad Men'
    Sunday would have been the 100th birthday of John Cheever, the great short story writer and novelist (Falconer, The Wapshot Chronicle, Bullet Park) who died in 1982 but continues to be cited as an influence by contemporary writers including Dave Eggers and ...
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  • A toast to John Cheever on his 100th birthday
    Long before Don Draper, there was John Cheever. The master of the American short story was the original purveyor of midcentury mystique, especially its darker facets. The endless drinking, ever-present cigarettes, infidelities, secrets of suburban life and ...
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  • John Updike
    John Hoyer Updike (March 18, 1932 – January 27, 2009) was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic. Updike's most famous work ...
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  • The Five-Forty-Eight
    A short story by John Cheever about an affair and its surprising aftermath.
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  • E. E. Cummings: A Life: Susan Cheever: 9780307379979 ...
    Cheever, the author of discerning books about writers, alcoholism, and problematic sexuality, begins this dramatic portrait of modernist poet E. E. Cummings, of ...
    08/31/2014 - 10:11 pm | View Website
  • John Cheever vs. Burt Lancaster and the making of ‘The ...
    Author John Cheever made a fleeting appearance in the film adaptation of his story The Swimmer during the summer of 1966. He played John Estabrook, a party ...
    08/31/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Website
  • Falconer (1977), by John Cheever | All-TIME 100 Novels ...
    A story of suffering and redemption, told in Cheever’s fullest register. Ezekiel Farragut, university professor, family man, drug addict, is in Falconer ...
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