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Acclaimed American Author John Updike Dies at Age 76

John Updike, one of the most prolific and popular American authors of his generation, chronicled the drama of everyday suburban life. Writer Nicholas Delbanco, a former student of Updike's, remembers his friend and mentor. 11:11

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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