John Updike | The Sun Magazine

John Updike

John Updike was an American author best known for his novels chronicling middle-class American life. One of only three authors to have twice won the Pulitzer Prize, he died in 2009.

— From September 2015
The Dog-Eared Page

The Disposable Rocket

The number of men who do lasting damage to their young bodies is striking; war and car accidents aside, secondary-school sports, with the approval of parents and the encouragement of brutish coaches, take a fearful toll of skulls and knees.

September 2015
Free Trial Issue Are you ready for a closer look at The Sun?

Request a free trial, and we’ll mail you a print copy of this month’s issue. Plus you’ll get full online access — including 50 years of archives.
Request A Free Issue