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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  • The Swimmer: Manhattan Edition - New Yorker
    Neddy Merrill, the protagonist of John Cheever’s ... and looked to him like a sink,” Cheever writes. ... Neddy remembered the sapphire water ...
    09/24/2014 - 8:40 am | View Link
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  • John Updike Beautifully Explains How Difficult It Was To Read John Cheever's Tortured Journals
    Cheever died at home, surrounded by his family ... 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 it seems ...
    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 ...
    04/12/2014 - 10:45 pm | 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 am | 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
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    Resources for the self-directed lifelong learner, in or out of college. Discover the award-winning book, Beyond the American Dream. Explore Self-University Week. Sign ...
    10/1/2014 - 10:46 pm | View Website
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    I opened the package, flipped through the pages and my eye immediately caught a picture that looked familiar. It is familiar. It's a picture of my brother and me.
    10/1/2014 - 5:16 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 ...
    10/1/2014 - 2:03 pm | View Website
  • 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".
    10/1/2014 - 7:29 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    09/30/2014 - 8:16 pm | View Website
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