This category in other languages: German (2) As Close as You Can Get to the Stars - An interview with the author, at Salonmagazine.com. Bold Type: The Witnesses - Streaming audio clip of the author reading from his story. The Centaurian - Information and discussion on the author. John Updike - Brief account of the author's life and works. John Updike Interview with Don Swaim - Conversation from 1984 from CBS Radio. Available in RealAudio. Joyce Carol Oates on John Updike - Includes the article John Updike's American Comedies and a review of Rabbit at Rest. The New York Review of Books: John Updike - Links to reviews and articles published by the author in the journal, plus a bibliography. New York Times Life and Times - Reviews of the author's books published up to 1997, texts of articles by him and audio files of interviews and readings.