Updike, John
August 2000
New Yorker;08/14/2000, Vol. 76 Issue 23, p29
Presents a biography of American novelist William Maxwell. Age of Maxwell at time of his death; Educational background; Editorial work in 'The New Yorker' magazine; Talents nurtured by Maxwell.


Related Articles

  • Mapping the new reality. Birkerts, Sven // Wilson Quarterly;Spring92, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p102 

    Examines the works of major American novelists. Minimalism movement among novelists; Use of rural and small-town settings; Capture of a multiplex culture transected by obscurely meaningful signals; Challenge of representing contemporay experience; Integration of scholarship and narrative.

  • Getting a handle on spring's new novelists. Dahlin, Robert; Langstaff, Margaret // Publishers Weekly;3/7/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 10, p42 

    Profiles promising novelists selected by `Publishers Weekly' magazine. Heather Lewis; Isi Beller; Paullina Simons; Stephen Collins; Jane Heller; Carol Edgarian; Douglas Cooper; Steven Schwartz; Robert Hellenga; Connie Briscoe; Peter Quinn; Allan Folsom; Elaine Kagan; Sales tips. INSETS:...

  • MORE OLD TALES ABOUT MEN AND WOMEN. Maxwell, William // New Yorker;10/18/1958, Vol. 34 Issue 35, p36 

    The article presents three short stories by William Maxwell.

  • An American Original. Wilkinson, Alec // New Yorker;12/27/99, Vol. 75 Issue 40, p68 

    Focuses on author William Maxwell. Personal background of Maxwell; Career background; Achievements.

  • Now that they're gone. Maxwell, William // Vogue;Jun2001, Vol. 191 Issue 6, p84 

    Mourns the passing of novelist William Maxwell, who has served as a father figure to the author. Personal account of the closeness between Maxwell and the author's father; Qualities of Maxwell that endeared him to the author; Role played by Maxwell as a mentor in writing.

  • FURTHER TALES ABOUT MEN AND WOMEN. Maxwell, William // New Yorker;8/7/1965, Vol. 41 Issue 25, p22 

    The article presents several untitled short stories by William Maxwell.

  • Four cups of coffee a day...  // Good Health (Australia Edition);Dec2013, p20 

    The article features the Maxwell & Williams coffee.

  • Paper trail. Menaker, Daniel // New Yorker;6/27/94-7/4/94, Vol. 70 Issue 19, p177 

    Presents letters and memos to writers from the file of `The New Yorker' editor William Maxwell.

  • DINE LIKE GATSBY.  // Australian Gourmet Traveller;Jun2014, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p33 

    The article previews the 16-piece Toledo porcelain dinner set from Maxwell & Williams.


Read the Article

Courtesy of

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics