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“AATITLE” (19XX)

| May 25, 2018

“TITLE” (19XX) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories (Click to order) This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013), edited by Christopher Carduff. Updike wrote some 230 stories in […]

“Augustine’s Concubine” (1974)

| June 9, 2014

“Augustine’s Concubine” (1974) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories (Click to order) This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013), edited by Christopher Carduff. Updike wrote some 230 stories […]

“Transaction” (1973)

| June 8, 2014

“Transaction” (1973) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories (Click to order) This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013), edited by Christopher Carduff. Updike wrote some 230 stories in […]

“Ethiopia” (1973)

| June 7, 2014

“Ethiopia” (1973) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories (Click to order) This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013), edited by Christopher Carduff. Updike wrote some 230 stories in […]

“Daughter, Last Glimpse Of” (1973)

| June 7, 2014

“Daughter, Last Glimpse Of” (1973) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories (Click to order) This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013), edited by Christopher Carduff. Updike wrote some […]

“Twin Beds in Rome” (1963)

| June 1, 2014

“Twin Beds in Rome” (1963) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories (Click to order) This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013), edited by Christopher Carduff. Updike wrote some […]

“Giving Blood” (1963)

| June 1, 2014

“Giving Blood” (1963) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories (Click to order) This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013), edited by Christopher Carduff. Updike wrote some 230 stories […]

“Toward Evening” (1955)

| May 31, 2014

“Toward Evening” (1955) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories (Click to order) This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013), edited by Christopher Carduff. Updike wrote some 230 stories […]

“The Kid’s Whistling” (1955)

| May 31, 2014

“The Kid’s Whistling” (1955) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories (Click to order) This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013), edited by Christopher Carduff. Updike wrote some 230 […]

“Dentistry and Doubt” (1955)

| May 31, 2014

“Dentistry and Doubt” (1955) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories (Click to order) This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013), edited by Christopher Carduff. Updike wrote some 230 […]

“Wife-wooing” (1960)

| May 31, 2014

Though not a Maple story in the classical sense–it’s in the first rather than the third person, Richard and Joan are not named, the man’s object of desire is, for once, his wife.

“Bech Enters Heaven” (1970)

| May 30, 2014

“Bech Enters Heaven” (1970) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013). A comprehensive table of the complete stories with links to each […]

“Bech Swings?” (1970)

| May 29, 2014

“Bech Swings?” (1970) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013). A comprehensive table of the complete stories with links to each story […]

“Bech Panics” (1970)

| May 29, 2014

“Bech Panics” (1970) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013). A comprehensive table of the complete stories with links to each story […]

“Bech Takes Pot Luck” (1968)

| May 26, 2014

“Bech Takes Pot Luck” (1968) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013). A comprehensive table of the complete stories with links to […]

“Bech in Rumania” (1966)

| May 26, 2014

“Bech in Rumania” (1966) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013). A comprehensive table of the complete stories with links to each […]

“The Bulgarian Poetess” (1964)

| May 26, 2014

“The Bulgarian Poetess” (1964) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories (Click to order) This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013). A comprehensive table of the complete stories with […]

Bech: “Rich in Russia” (1969)

| May 26, 2014

Bech: “Rich in Russia” (1969) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013). A comprehensive table of the complete stories with links to […]

“Sons” (1973)

| May 25, 2014

“Sons” (1973) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories (Click to order) This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013). A comprehensive table of the complete stories with links to […]

“Nevada” (1972)

| May 25, 2014

“Nevada” (1971) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories (Click to order) This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013). A comprehensive table of the complete stories with links to […]

“Tomorrow and Tomorrow and So Forth” (1955)

| May 25, 2014

“Tomorrow and Tomorrow and So Forth” (1955) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories (Click to order) This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013). A comprehensive table of the […]

“A Game of Botticelli” (1954)

| May 25, 2014

“A Game of Botticelli” (1954) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories (Click to order) This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013). A comprehensive table of the complete stories […]

“Friends from Philadelphia” (1954)

| May 25, 2014

“Friends from Philadelphia” (1954) Reading John Updike’s Complete Stories (Click to order) This series is a re-reading of John Updike’s short stories in the wake of the publication of “The Collected Early Stories” and “The Collected Later Stories,” the twin-volume set by the Library of America (2013). A comprehensive table of the complete stories with […]

Your Amazon Holiday Is Over: Giant Starts Collecting Sales Tax in Florida in 2 Weeks

| April 17, 2014

For Floridians who are supposed to pay the taxes but haven’t, the announcement of Amazon’s entry into the state’s brick-and-mortar retail landscape could mean about $80 million a year in sales taxes, according to one business lobbying group.

Farewell To Bookstores:
Why I Won’t Miss Books-A-Million

| March 30, 2014

The closure of Books-A-Million is not as bad as it sounds: the chain bookstore was not living up to its billing as a cultural hub, and bookstores these days are becoming irrelevant thanks to Amazon, audio books and Google, which make the world’s libraries immediately accessible at a click.

The End: Palm Coast’s Books-A-Million, Flagler’s Only General-Interest Bookstore, Is Closing

| March 27, 2014

Books-A-Million in Palm Coast on Wednesday announced an everything-must-go sale ahead of closure, ending the town’s very brief romance with a bookstore larger than an attic. The company lost money in 2013. There is no known replacement for the store, a mainstay of the Target shopping center.

Flagler Kills Together:
Bill O’Reilly’s Re-Assassination of JFK

| March 14, 2014

Bill O’Reilly’s “Killing Kennedy,” this year’s choice for the annual Flagler Reads Together event, is not the usual O’Reilly polemic and provides in parts a fair summary of Kennedy’s presidency and the assassination, but it also has many flaws, writes Pierre Tristam.

Where Obama Fear and Loathing Comes From

| September 30, 2012

Charles Kesler’s new book on Barack Obama loathing is a window into the closing of the conservative mind, which Mark Lilla’s review opens a notch to let in a breath of wit–unusual for unusually dour liberals.

Bob Graham, the First Lady and Umbarger: Honoring Florida’s Book Award Winners

| April 7, 2012

Caren Umbarger, artistic director of the Flagler Youth Orchestra, was among the authors honored by First Lady Ann Scott at a Governor’s mansion luncheon recognizing the winners of the Florida Book Awards. Umbarger recounts the experience.

The Lusty Joys of Book-Banning

| September 25, 2011

Parents who run their homes like North Korea aside, it is literally impossible to ban a book in America anymore. An excerpt from Pierre Tristam’s Banned Book Week address on Sept. 26 to the Friends of the Library in Palm Coast.

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