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John Updike • 723 Items / 57 Books, 180 Articles, 357 Reviews, 129 Poems
Bech at Bay (1998)
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Published Reviews
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    Breaking the Rules (Review)
    Bech at Bay, by John Updike
    1. Bech at Bay by John Updike
    Commentary, January 1999, pp. 63-65
  2. Books, Arts & Manners
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    Updike at an Angle (Review)
    Bech at Bay, by John Updike
    1. Bech at Bay by John Updike
    National Review, December 7, 1998, p. 61
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    Bye-Bye Bech (Review)
    Bech at Bay, by John Updike
    1. Bech at Bay by John Updike
    The New York Review of Books, November 19, 1998, pp. 8-10
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    Bech to the Future (Review)
    Bech at Bay, by John Updike
    1. Bech at Bay by John Updike
    The Weekly Standard, December 14, 1998, pp. 36-39
  5. Fiction chronicle
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    In the city (2 Reviews)
    Bech at Bay, by John Updike
    1. Bech at Bay by John Updike
    2. Master Georgie by Beryl Bainbridge
    The New Criterion, November 1998, pp. 60-64
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    Books: Updike at Ease (4 Reviews)
    Bech at Bay, by John Updike
    1. Bech at Bay by John Updike
    2. In the Shadow of the Moons by Nansook Hong
    3. Filth by Irvine Welsh
    4. Pure Drivel by Steve Martin
    New York Magazine, October 19, 1998, pp. 73-74
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    Brief Reviews (8 Reviews)
    Bech at Bay, by John Updike
    1. Bech at Bay by John Updike
    2. What Painting Is by James Elkins
    3. Balls by Nanci Kincaid
    4. Collected Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges
    5. A Traitor's Kiss by Fintan O'Toole
    6. Presumed Ignorant! by Leland H. Gregory III
    7. Serendipities: Language and Lunacy by Umberto Eco
    8. N. C. Wyeth by David Michaelis
    The Atlantic Monthly, November 1998, pp. 137-138
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    Briefly Noted (24 Reviews)
    We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families, by Philip Gour...
    1. We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families by Philip Gourevitch
    2. Birds of America by Lorrie Moore
    3. Sidewalk Critic by Robert Wojtowicz and Lewis Mumford
    4. The Treatment by Daniel Menaker
    5. The Baltimore Case by Daniel J. Kevles
    6. A Working Girl Can't Win by Deborah Garrison
    7. Bech at Bay by John Updike
    8. Cold New World by William Finnegan
    9. A Ved Mehta Reader by Ved Mehta
    10. Midnight Magic by Bobbie Ann Mason
    11. A Wanderer in the Perfect City by Lawrence Weschler
    12. At Home with the Marquis de Sade by Francine du Plessix Gray
    13. Blizzard of One by Mark Strand
    14. The Times Square Story by Geoffrey O'Brien
    15. The Hard Work of Simple Living by Edward Koren
    16. The Love of a Good Woman by Alice Munro
    17. East Into Upper East by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
    18. Twins and What They Tell Us About Who We Are by Lawrence Wright
    19. The Long-Winded Lady by Maeve Brennan
    20. Relations by Eamon Grennan
    21. Calamities of Exile by Lawrence Weschler
    22. The World of William Steig by Lee Lorenz
    23. Annals of the Former World by John McPhee
    24. The New Yorker Book of Business Cartoons by Robert Mankoff
    The New Yorker, December 21, 1998, pp. 98-99