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My virtue is that I say what I think, my vice that what I think doesn't amount to much.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

RIP John Updike

John Updike Is Dead at 76
Updike's death means something to me. When I was a very young girl, perhaps 14, I discovered Rabbit Angstrom in Rabbit Run. I read in quick succession all of the books he had written subsequent to that one. I lacked the emotional maturity and life experience to understand the dynamics that he explored but I loved the language. He made me want to write like him. Alas...

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