Higher Gossip

Paperback $20.00

Random House Trade Paperbacks | Sep 18, 2012 | 528 Pages | 6-1/8 x 9-1/4 | ISBN 9780812983685

  • Paperback$20.00

    Random House Trade Paperbacks | Sep 18, 2012 | 528 Pages | 6-1/8 x 9-1/4 | ISBN 9780812983685

  • Hardcover$40.00

    Knopf | Nov 01, 2011 | 528 Pages | 6-1/4 x 9-1/4 | ISBN 9780307957153

  • Ebook$13.99

    Random House | Nov 01, 2011 | 528 Pages | ISBN 9780307957177

Praise

“For my money . . . the late John Updike was the best American belletrist ever, and Higher Gossip . . . confirms everything I’ve believed about his brilliance, his versatility, and his depth.”—Larry McMurty, Harper’s
 
“As [Higher Gossip] reminds us, Updike was that rare creature: an all-around man of letters, a literary decathlete who brought to his criticism an insider’s understanding of craft and technique; a first-class appreciator of talent, capable of describing other artists’ work with nimble, pictorial brilliance; an ebullient observer, who could bring to essays about dinosaurs or golf or even the theory of relativity a contagious, boyish sense of wonder.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
 
“A timely reminder of the graceful companionship that Updike offered to his readers—a presence that will be sorely missed.”—The Christian Science Monitor

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