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John Updike

John Hoyer Updike (18 March 1932 – 27 January 2009) was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic.

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    Religion enables us to ignore nothingness and get on with the jobs of life.
    John Updike (b. 1932)

    I got it: Man Without Head Kills Rich Jeweler. What an eight- column spread that’d be on the front page. Why that’s the greatest story since Lindbergh flew to Paris. Oh boy, if only it was true.
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    A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people’s patience.
    —John Updike (b. 1932)