Saturday, January 25, 2020

Indeed …

… Down with John Updike? Don't be ridiculous. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

… if he were publishing today he might find himself in a different kind of trouble. Those scoops of vanilla belong to a teenage girl who has walked into a grocery store in her swimsuit, a character in the much-anthologised story “A & P”, told from the viewpoint of a young checkout clerk.

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