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Tom Paulin reads from Endpoint

Tom Paulin reads Needle Biopsy, a poem from John Updike's posthumous collection, Endpoint. The poems lay bare the novelist's final illnesses, dread of death and horror at his own ageing body, as well as warm memories of childhood and thoughts on the nature of writing.

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