Author Emma Tennant dies

Emma Tennant, the author of Pemberley (Sceptre) and Burnt Diaries (Canongate), has died following a long illness. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cecile Pineda, wide-ranging Latina author, dies at 89

She burst onto the literary scene in 1985 with her debut novel, “Face,” and later grappled with the immigrant experience and dangers of the nuclear age. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The Horse Whisperer author Nicholas Evans dies at 72

Novel by writer, who lived in Devon until fatal heart attack, was made into a film starring Robert RedfordNicholas Evans, the bestselling author of The Horse Whisperer, has died at the age of 72. In a statement, United Agents said the “much-loved” writer had died following a heart attack on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-15 10:27:18 UTC ]
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Snowman author Raymond Briggs dies aged 88

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[ The Guardian | 2022-08-10 07:20:39 UTC ]
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Charlotte Pomerantz, Inventive Children’s Book Author, Dies at 92

Her imaginative use of words and lively rhymes entertained young readers, sometimes with a subtle message included, drawn from her own life. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Diana Kennedy, cookbook author who promoted Mexican cuisine, dies at 99

In defense of authenticity, she influenced generations of chefs and deplored Americans’ fast-food experience of wan tacos and overseasoned enchiladas. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Susie Steiner, author of stylish British crime thrillers, dies at 51

As a Guardian journalist, she helped popularize the “Keep Calm Carry On” poster. She later wrote bestselling novels about police detective Manon Bradshaw. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Hazel Henderson, environmental activist and futurist author, dies at 89

She spent decades campaigning for social change, fighting to limit air pollution in New York City and to rethink conventional yardsticks for economic development. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-23 23:59:08 UTC ]
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Jim Murphy, children’s author who humanized U.S. history, dies at 74

His books about the Great Chicago Fire and America’s first epidemic were Newbery Honor winners. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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

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Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, ‘dean of Chicano authors,’ dies at 93

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Patricia MacLachlan, ‘Sarah, Plain and Tall’ Author, Dies at 84

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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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Henry Patterson, author of The Eagle Has Landed, dies aged 92

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Beloved Children’s Author Patricia MacLachlan Has Died at 84

Patricia MacLachlan, author of beloved children's literature including Sarah, Plain and Tall, died on March 31. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Patricia MacLachlan, author of ‘Sarah, Plain and Tall,’ dies at 84

Millions of young people read her Newbery Medal-winning novel about two motherless farm children and the gentle woman who comes to the prairie to make them whole. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Robert Hicks, best-selling author of ‘The Widow of the South,’ dies at 71

Set in 1864, his novel evoked the bravery and bloodshed that he sought to memorialize as a preservationist of Civil War history. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Shirley Hughes, beloved English children’s author, dies at 94

Her books sold more than 11 million copies and earned her top literary honors in Britain. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Children’s Book Author Shirley Hughes has Died at 94

Shirley Hughes was the English author and illustrator of beloved picture books like Out and About, Dogger, and the Alfie series. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Shirley Hughes, children's author and illustrator, dies aged 94

Beloved English author and illustrator behind more than 60 books, including Dogger and the Alfie series, was voted the most popular Kate Greenaway winner in 50 years• Shirley Hughes obituaryShirley Hughes, the author and illustrator whose everyday stories of early childhood cast a happy glow... Continue reading at The Guardian

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