Author Lucinda Riley dies after four-year cancer battle

Bestselling Irish author Lucinda Riley, best known for the Seven Sisters series, has died after battling cancer for four years.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-12 03:14:18 UTC ]
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Lucinda Franks, Pulitzer-winning journalist and author, dies at 74

At age 24, she was one of the youngest Pulitzer winners in history and the first woman to be honored in the national reporting category. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-06 15:50:51 UTC ]
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Asian American authors join forces to help writer Matthew Salesses, whose wife is battling cancer

Author Matthew Salesses' wife, Cathreen, was diagnosed with cancer in March, not long after the birth of their second child. Now, friends and colleagues in the Asian American writing community are offering literary rewards in a GoFundMe campaign to support the family. Author Margaret Rhee... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Henning Mankell dies after cancer battle

Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell has died following a battle with neck and lung cancer.  His UK publishers, Penguin Random House imprints Vintage and Harvill Secker, said it was a "privilege to have worked with a man of such talent and passion" and that the world was "a sadder place for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Elizabeth 'Betita' Martínez, prolific author and pioneering Chicana, dies

Martinez wrote '500 Años del Pueblo Chicano/500 Years of Chicano History in Pictures,' a bilingual photo book with copious captions that illustrated the history of Chicanos in the Southwest. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-06-29 18:13:49 UTC ]
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Patricia Reilly Giff, popular and prolific children’s author, dies at 86

Over nearly half a century, she wrote more than 100 books for young readers, including the Newbery Honor recipients ‘Lily’s Crossing’ and ‘Pictures of Hollis Woods.’ Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-29 07:37:56 UTC ]
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John Naisbitt, futurist and best-selling author of ‘Megatrends,’ dies at 92

His forecasts of trends in business and society led to a series of best-selling books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-11 15:32:47 UTC ]
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John Naisbitt, author of bestseller 'Megatrends,' dies at 92

The American author John Naisbitt, whose 1982 bestselling book Megatrends was published in dozens of countries, has died at 92 Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2021-04-10 13:18:30 UTC ]
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Beverly Cleary, Beloved Children’s Book Author, Dies at 104

Her funny stories about Henry Huggins and his dog Ribsy, the sisters Ramona and Beezus Quimby, and a motorcycling mouse named Ralph never talked down to readers. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-27 22:33:26 UTC ]
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Beverly Cleary, beloved author who chronicled schoolyard scrapes and feisty kids, dies at 104

Her best-selling children’s books included “Henry Huggins” and “Ramona the Pest.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-26 09:19:11 UTC ]
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Glennon Doyle doesn’t work alone: The ‘Untamed’ author and agent Margaret Riley King discuss their creative process

“Our collaboration is like a river,” Doyle says of working with her agent. “We’re in it all the time together.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-24 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Nawal El Saadawi, Egyptian author, physician and feminist activist, dies at 89

She campaigned against female genital mutilation and wrote more than 50 novels, plays, story collections and nonfiction books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-23 09:59:11 UTC ]
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The Phantom Tollbooth Author Norton Juster Has Died at 91

Norton Juster, architect and author of the beloved children's book The Phantom Tollbooth, has passed away. Here is the legacy he has left. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-10 16:54:56 UTC ]
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Lawrence Otis Graham, author who examined prejudice and privilege in Black America, dies at 59

An Ivy-educated lawyer, he wrote several books that made him one of the foremost commentators of the 1990s on race and class in the United States. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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James Gunn, Prizewinning Science Fiction Author, Dies at 97

In short stories like “The Immortals” and novels like “The Listeners,” Mr. Gunn helped prepare readers for the future. Continue reading at The New York Times

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50 years later, ‘The Monster at the End of This Book’ is still selling — and inspiring authors

The children’s book has influence out of proportion with its 24 pages and its cardboard cover devoid of medallions. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Mary Catherine Bateson, anthropologist and author of ‘Composing a Life,’ dies at 81

She also wrote a memoir about her parents, anthropologists Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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John le Carré, Best-Selling Author of Cold War Thrillers, Dies at 89

Breaking from the James Bond mold, he turned the spy novel into high art as he explored the moral compromises of agents on both sides of the Iron curtain. Continue reading at The New York Times

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After years of turmoil, 'Dreamer' and author Marcelo Hernandez Castillo is proud to put down California roots

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, author of 'Children of the Land,' and Karla Cornejo Villavicencio, author of 'The Undocumented Americans,' share their stories with the L.A, Times Book Club on Dec. 15. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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'We've always had to battle complacency': Authors Ijeoma Oluo and Emmanuel Acho in conversation

Antiracist author Ijeoma Oluo, whose latest book is 'Mediocre,' joins Emmanuel Acho, author of 'Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man,' for a frank talk. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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