Anne Rice, best-selling novelist who helped launch a vampire revival, dies at 80

Her first novel, “Interview With the Vampire,” launched a blockbuster book series and was adapted into a movie starring Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-14 00:33:11 UTC ]
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'Interview with a Vampire' Author Anne Rice Dies at Age 80

Rice, whose books have sold more than 150 million copies worldwide, died of complications from a stroke on December 11. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'True one off' author Anne Rice dies, aged 80

The American author Anne Rice, best known for Interview with the Vampire, has died aged 80 with Chatto & Windus paying tribute to the "true one-off". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-12 22:02:56 UTC ]
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Eric Jerome Dickey, best-selling African American novelist, dies at 59

Described as ‘one of the few kings of popular African-American fiction for women,’ he wrote 29 books that together sold more than 7 million copies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-06 13:20:32 UTC ]
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Ursula K Le Guin launches broadside on Amazon's 'sell it fast, sell it cheap' policy

Fantasy author accuses the online giant of using its market dominance ‘to control what we write and what we read’The grande dame of fantasy Ursula K Le Guin has weighed in forcefully to the debate about Amazon’s role in publishing. In a blogpost on the site Book View Cafe, entitled “Up the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Anne Heche was working on another memoir before she died. It hits shelves next year

Anne Heche died in August of injuries she sustained from a fiery car crash. She published her first memoir, "Call Me Crazy," in 2001. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-09-15 21:01:10 UTC ]
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Anne Garrels, intrepid war correspondent for NPR, dies at 71

Her dispatches from Baghdad during the U.S. airstrikes and ground assault in 2003 brought vivid accounts of the war's toll and the Pentagon's future struggles. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-09-08 19:14:39 UTC ]
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Writer Michael Malone, 80, Dies of Pancreatic Cancer

Novelist and television script writer Michael Malone, 80, died of pancreatic cancer on August 19. Malone was one of the first established writers to be published under the Sourcebooks Landmark imprint launched in 2001. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Malone, wide-ranging novelist and TV writer, dies at 79

He wrote best-selling mysteries and family sagas, and also examined homophobia and sexual assault as head writer of the soap opera "One Life to Live." Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-23 02:01:50 UTC ]
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Frederick Buechner, prolific novelist and theologian, dies at 96

He explored God and faith in nearly 40 works of fiction, nonfiction and memoir, earning comparisons to C.S. Lewis. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-17 04:01:31 UTC ]
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George Lamming, renowned Caribbean novelist, dies at 94

He was best known for his semiautobiographical first novel, “In the Castle of My Skin,” which he wrote at age 23. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-21 01:26:51 UTC ]
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Robert Goolrick Dies at 73; Became a Successful Novelist Late in Life

Being fired as an advertising executive freed him to write a blistering memoir about his Southern family and an erotic novel that became a best seller. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-05-21 00:03:50 UTC ]
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Help Copper Canyon Press raise $80,000 for an anthology and film on translator Red Pine.

This seems like a cause worth supporting, if you’re able: Copper Canyon Press has launched a Kickstarter to help fund two projects featuring Red Pine, whose work translating Chinese poetry and Buddhist texts has reached audiences around the world. Here’s how Copper Canyon describes Red Pine: He... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Larry Woiwode, author of acclaimed 1970s novel, dies at 80

His 1975 novel, "Beyond the Bedroom Wall," was considered among the best of its time. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Neal Adams, Who Gave Batman a Darker Look, Dies at 80

He brought an earthy realism (and a new adversary or two) to the superhero characters he drew. He also championed the rights of his fellow comic book creators. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Comic Book Legend Neal Adams Has Died at 80

From creating iconic superheroes and groundbreaking storylines to fighting for creator rights, Neal Adams was a legendary comic book artist. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Jack Higgins, best-selling author of ‘The Eagle Has Landed,’ dies at 92

The British thriller writer's 85 books have sold more than a quarter of a billion copies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Lygia Fagundes Telles, Popular Brazilian Novelist, Dies at 98

One of her country’s first writers to address female sexuality from a woman’s perspective, she produced four novels and dozens of short stories that could be read as political allegories. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Richard Lipez, novelist who featured a gay private eye, dies at 83

He wrote under the pseudonym Richard Stevenson and also reviewed crime fiction for The Post. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Maureen Howard, novelist of refinement and self-exploration, dies at 91

Her books often focused on the struggles in women's lives and were praised for their precise, shimmering prose. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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