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 ... 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 ...
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  • John Cheever's First Short Story, Ever "Expelled": The tale of his expulsion from prep school
    Upon Cheever’s arrival, Cowley invited the writer to an afternoon ... 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. I put on knickers and a soft sweater 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 ...
    05/12/2012 - 10:54 pm | View Link
  • John Gross obituary
    The title of his first book contained a phrase that epitomised the career of John Gross, who has died aged 75 ... He was shy, but conscientious; she also remembered his daunting scholarship and love of gossip. His period at the TLS coincided with a ...
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  • John Cheever, Underappreciated, Gets a Boost
    and not even remembered all that accurately. When I tell people where I live, they often say, "Oh, Cheever country." I just nod, because the truth would take too long. The short version is, no, I don't, because Cheever country doesn't exist any longer.
    03/12/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
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    Over four novels (Rabbit, Run, Rabbit Redux, Rabbit is Rich, Rabbit at Rest) and one novella (Rabbit Remembered), John Updike created one of 20th-century ...
    07/24/2014 - 4:29 pm | View Website
  • The Stories of John Cheever by John Cheever — Reviews ...
    The Stories of John Cheever has 8,221 ratings and 397 reviews. John Cheever is an enchanted realist, and his voice, in his luminous short stories and in...
    07/24/2014 - 11:36 am | View Website
  • Seinfeld Scripts
    Want to know what Kramer told Seinfeld? Read the full scritpt of The Cheever Letters. Full Seinfeld scripts and episodes
    07/24/2014 - 10:24 am | View Website
  • One Poet's Notes: John Updike and John Cheever
    The current issue of the New Yorker contains a review by John Updike of Blake Bailey’s new John Cheever biography (John Cheever: A Life) released by Knopf.
    07/24/2014 - 8:44 am | View Website
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