Summary: "Updike is Adam Begley's masterful, much-anticipated biography of one of the most celebrated figures in American literature: Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Updike--a candid, intimate, and richly detailed look at his life and work.In this magisterial biography, Adam Begley offers an illuminating portrait of John Updike, the acclaimed novelist, poet, short-story writer, and critic who saw...
Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 UPDIKE, JOHN BEG
Summary: From the pen of Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Updike (Witches of Eastwick, Rabbit Run) comes the story of a young man’s exploration of the questions of life and death, and the wondrous discovery of living in the soaring beauty of one of nature’s simplest creations. Starring Christopher Collet and Caroline McWilliams.
Format: software, multimedia
Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1987
Summary: "In this category-defying book, Katie Roiphe takes an unexpected and liberating approach to the most unavoidable of subjects: death. She examines the final days of five great writers and artists. Here is Susan Sontag, the ultimate intellectual, finding her commitment to rational thinking tested during her third bout with cancer. Here is Sigmund Freud fleeing Nazi-occupied Vienna for London only...
Publisher / Publication Date: The Dial Press 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808 ROI
Summary: "A collection of essays on everything from handbags to John Updike, lip gloss to Michael Jackson, and everything in between"--
Publisher / Publication Date: 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 MER
Summary: "Color illustrations and simple text give the original Little Miss Muffett nursery rhyme, along with a fractured version from the perspective of the spider"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2015