Jon Sweeney

Jon M. Sweeney is an author and critic. His most recent book is The Enthusiast: How the Best Friend of Francis of Assisi Almost Destroyed What He Started. He is also the executive editor for trade books at Ave Maria Press.

Updike, by Adam Begley

Updike's religious explorations are what make his writing so interesting, and Adam Begley explores them well. But he devotes too much space to trying to link fictional settings and characters with Updike's real life.
June 16, 2014