The Ovid of Ossining, US writer John Cheever WHEN US writer John Cheever died in June 1982 ... 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 ... 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
How Cheever Really Felt About Living in Suburbia JOHN CHEEVER was perhaps America’s foremost chronicler ... When not working, Mrs. Cheever kept herself immersed in volunteer groups like the League of Women Voters. Mrs. Cheever remembered, with some bitterness, that her husband wrote a story, “An ... 04/29/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Details in new biography obscure the full Cheever Cheever ... remembered for his ability to convey life's brief joyful moments, as he did in The Country Husband. The story ends in an ordinary suburban backyard setting at twilight: "Then it is dark; a night where kings in golden suits ride elephants over ... 03/10/2009 - 10:24 pm | View Link
The Stories of John Cheever by John Cheever — Reviews ... The Stories of John Cheever has 9,602 ratings and 445 reviews. John Cheever is an enchanted realist, and his voice, in his luminous short stories and in... 04/18/2015 - 5:02 pm | View Website
Falconer by John Cheever This is the third time I've read Falconer. The first was in college--I had just met John Cheever at a reading and the book had just been published and everyone ... 04/18/2015 - 2:46 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". 04/16/2015 - 3:50 am | View Website
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 ... 04/16/2015 - 3:36 am | View Website
The Rabbit Books | Top 10 John Updike Books | TIME.com 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 ... 04/15/2015 - 7:04 am | View Website
After establishing trust funds for his wife and children, Zell Kravinsky is living on $60,000 a year so he can give most of his $45 million real-estate fortune to charity. He has also donated a kidney to a stranger. Studies show that the odds of dying from the procedure are about 1 in 4,000; Kravinsky claims he can't justify valuing his life at 4,000 times that of a stranger.
This is the last of three excerpts from Lisa Scottoline's new book, "Every Fifteen Minutes," in stores now.
Chapter Two (continued)
'My grandson Max. He lives with me, I raised him. He's the one who's depressed, and I don't know what's going to happen to him after I die."
Günter Grass, 87, the Nobel Prize-winning author of The Tin Drum and other novels that made him known around the world as the moral conscience of 20th-century Germany - a reputation that faltered when he belatedly revealed that he had served as a young soldier in Hitler's SS - died Monday at a hospital in Luebeck, Germany.
This is the second of three excerpts from Lisa Scottoline's new book, "Every Fifteen Minutes," in stores now.
Chapter Two (continued)
Laurie gestured to the patient. "This is Virginia Teichner and her grandson Max Jakubowski."