Interviewed by: James McKinley
Catalog Number: 19990505
One of the grand masters of fiction, John Updike discusses his collection of novellas, Bech at Bay, his third book about the curmudgeon Henry Bech, whom he created in 1970. Winner of two Pulitzer Prizes for Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest, Updike talks with former New Letters magazine editor James McKinley about his inclination towards serial novels, and also looks back at how his life has shaped his fiction.
While at the Woodneath Library Center, novelist Larry Watson reads from his tenth book, As Good As Gone. Though he grew up in No...
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