John Updike: Brutal facts of being a carnivore

“I’m somewhat shy about the brutal facts of being a carnivore. I don’t like meat to look like animals. I prefer it in the form of sausages, hamburger and meat loaf, far removed from the living thing.”

—John Updike.

John Updike: Books

“Smaller than a breadbox, bigger than a TV remote, the average book fits into the human hand with a seductive nestling, a kiss of texture, whether of cover cloth, glazed jacket, or flexible paperback.”

—John Updike, writer (18 Mar 1932-2009).

John Updike liked being on the show and tried ...

John Updike liked being on the show and tried not to laugh in the recording. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)