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John Updike Elected to National Institute of Arts and Letters





On this day in 1964, John Updike was at 32 the youngest person elected to the National Institute of Arts and Letters. Updike wrote more than 60 books — novels, poetry, drama, essays, memoirs, and art and literary criticism — and published widely until his death on January 27, 2009. He was one of only three individuals to win the Pulitzer...
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