List of the best John Updike books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that John Updike is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Updike's Rabbit series won a Pulitzer Prize and his work generally focuses on small town American life. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of John Updike who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.Everything from Rabbit, Run to Rabbit Is Rich is included on this list. What are John Updike's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.