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  • King, Beattie books among new crop

    King, Beattie books among new crop
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  • Ann Beattie and her moment

     
    I remember my Ann Beattie moment. It was in the fall of 1984, just after I'd graduated from college. I was living in Manhattan and, while trying to get up the nerve and the funds to move to California, working...

    First John Updike conference to be held this fall

     
    The works of John Updike will be celebrated and examined at the inaugural John Updike Conference, to be held this fall in Reading, Penn. Updike, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, may be best remembered as the author of the Harry...

    A writing career becomes harder to scale

    A writing career becomes harder to scale
    In the late 1980s, when I was a graduate student working on short stories and flirting with the idea of a novel, I came across an essay that was being passed around my circle of friends. It was titled "Writing in the Cold: The First Ten Years," and the...

    'The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep and Never Had To'

    'The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep and Never Had To'
    The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep and Never Had To A Novel DC Pierson Vintage Contemporaries: 240 pp., $14 paper As writers such as Michael Chabon and Jonathan Lethem have embraced their comic-inspired youth, revealing an intimate love for the medium and an...