“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
John Updike (American Novelist)
Date of Birth:
March 18, 1932
John Hoyer Updike is an American novelist, poet, short story writer and literary critic. Updike's most famous work is his Rabbit series . Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest received the Pulitzer Prize. Describing his subject as "the American small town, Protestant middle class," Updike is widely recognized for his careful craftsmanship and prolific output, having published 22 novels and more than a dozen short story collections, as well as poetry, literary criticism and children's books. Hundreds of his stories, reviews, and poems have appeared in The New Yorker since 1954.