Roger Angell reads John Updike’s short story "Playing with Dynamite," and talks with The New Yorker’s fiction editor, Deborah Treisman, about editing Updike.
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(from Tue, Nov 11, 2008)
Celebrated author John Updike reflects on his extensive career as a novelist, short story writer, poet and literary critic, and discusses his new novel "The Widows of Eastwick." The new work is a sequel to his 1984 best seller, "The Witches of Eastwick." The author of more than 50 books, Updike received the Pulitzer Prize for two of the novels in his Rabbit series.
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An extended conversation with John Updike, who discussed the possible ‘08 political leanings of his Everyman character "Rabbit" Angstrom, the ultimate Reagan Democrat from Pennsylvania.