Biography of John Updike a solid analysis of his work, life 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 ... between Updike and Philip Roth and John Cheever, whose journals and letters make it clear that ... 04/12/2014 - 10:45 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
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. 06/15/2012 - 4:00 pm | View Link
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 ... 05/25/2012 - 7:17 am | View Link
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 - 11:05 pm | View Link
Free Cheever The Enormous Radio Essays and Papers Title: Length: Color Rating : John Cheever's The Enormous Radio - John Cheever's "The Enormous Radio" In the short story by John Cheever called "The Enormous Radio ... 08/26/2015 - 1:13 am | View Website
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John Cheever John William Cheever (May 27, 1912 – June 18, 1982) was an American novelist and short story writer. He is sometimes called "the Chekhov of the suburbs". 08/25/2015 - 8:20 pm | View Website
The Swimmer, John Cheever Essays and criticism on John Cheever's The Swimmer - The Swimmer, John Cheever 08/25/2015 - 4:17 pm | View Website
Susan Cheever on E. E. Cummings, America’s Most Celebrated ... In an adaptation from her new biography of E. E. Cummings, Susan Cheever recalls one winter night in 1958 when he rocked her teenage world. 08/25/2015 - 11:02 am | View Website
Henry Kissinger has not held high government office since 1977, almost 40 years ago. True, he accomplished a great deal during his eight years as national security adviser and secretary of state in the Nixon and Ford administrations — for better (opening China, arms control with the Soviet Union, peace in the Middle East) or for worse (secret bombings and cold-blooded diplomacy that, some scholars argue, contributed to genocidal outcomes in Bangladesh and Cambodia).
As another NFL season approaches and the buzz around this region’s most important professional sports franchise hits its late-summer fever pitch, this sobering fact should help keep things in perspective: A large number of fans of the Washington Redskins were not born when the team last won a Super Bowl, and even more wore diapers or went to bed long before time expired in Super Bowl XXVI.
Shortly after noon on Dec. 10, 1954, the sun finally broke through the clouds at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico, and the countdown began. Two minutes later, nine rockets fired, propelling John Paul Stapp — and the 2,000-lb. sled he was strapped into — down a 3,500-foot track.
I was a perfectly content Washington flack until one day someone thrust a BlackBerry into my hand. I soon became acquainted with the 24/7 workweek and was not amused. I wrote a song about it: “BlackBerry Blues.”Read full article >>
10-10:30 Illustrator and animator Christian Robinsonhas worked with Pixar Animated Studios and the Sesame Street Workshop and is the illustrator of numerous books, including “Josephine,” by Patricia Hruby Powell, which won a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor; “Last Stop on Market Street,” by Matt de la Peña; and “Leo, A Ghost Story,” by Mac Barnett.