Award-winning novelist David Wheldon dies, aged 70

Tributes have been paid to award-winning novelist, poet and pathologist David Wheldon following his unexpected death at the age of 70. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 07:06:47 UTC ]
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Award-winning romantic novelist Claire Lorrimer dies

Romance novelist Patricia Robins – who wrote under the penname Claire Lorrimer – has died aged 95. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Novelist Janet Woods dies, aged 81

Australian novelist Janet Woods has died at the age of 81, the Kate Nash Literary Agency has confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barry Lopez, award-winning writer who ventured into the Arctic, dies at 75

The National Book Award recipient plumbed the natural world for its wisdom, exploring the Arctic tundra, the Antarctic waters and the spaces in between. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Alison Lurie, Pulitzer-winning novelist of mordant wit and boundless empathy, dies at 94

Her books, including “Foreign Affairs” and “The War Between the Tates,” chronicled the lives of women searching for self-knowledge and self-fulfillment. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-03 12:42:07 UTC ]
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Novelist Clive Cussler dies, aged 88

Tributes have been paid to bestselling novelist Clive Cussler who has died, aged 88.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Romance novelist Johanna Lindsey dies, aged 67

US romance novelist Johanna Lindsey has passed away at the age of 67, it has been announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Literature prize founder David Cohen dies, aged 89

Dr David Cohen, founder of the eponymous £40,000 literature prize, has died aged 89. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Novelist Rosamunde Pilcher dies, aged 94

Bestselling novelist Rosamunde Pilcher, most famous for her hit book The Shell Seekers, has died at the age of 94. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Carlos Ezquerra: Tributes paid after Judge Dredd co-creator dies aged 70

Comic book artist Carlos Ezquerra is praised for his "unique style" following his death aged 70. Continue reading at BBC News

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Historical novelist Vanessa Lafaye dies aged 54

The "inspiring" and "sublime" historical novelist Vanessa Lafaye has died aged 54. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Novelist Richard Gordon dies aged 95

Dr Gordon Ostlere, who wrote novels under the penname Richard Gordon, has died aged 95. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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David Storey dies, aged 83

Booker prize-winner David Storey, author of This Sporting Life (Vintage), has died aged 83.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pat Conroy Dies at Age 70

Conroy, the author of 'The Prince of Tides' and 'The Great Santini,' died of pancreatic cancer at his South Carolina home. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Vera B. Williams dies at 88; award-winning children's author and illustrator

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Award-winning children's author Walter Dean Myers dies

Myers, author of such books as 'Hoops' and 'Monster,' recently published an essay lamenting what he saw as a lack of diverse characters in children's literature. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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David Jason wins National Book Award

The autobiography from actor David Jason, schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai's story of being shot by the Taliban and David Walliams' latest children's book are winners at the Specsavers National Book Awards Continue reading at BBC News

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Irish novelist wins first book award

Irish author Donal Ryan wins the 2013 Guardian First Book Award for his debut novel The Spinning Heart. Continue reading at BBC News

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Oscar Hijuelos dies at 62; Pulitzer-winning novelist

Oscar Hijuelos, the author best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love," died Sunday, his publisher Gotham confirmed. Hijuelos was 62 and died in New York.Oscar Hijuelos, the author best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Mambo Kings Play... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Author Who Died in Syria Wins Arab American Book Award

The late New York Times Reporter Anthony Shadid, who died in Syria last year, is among the winners of the 2013 Arab American Book Awards. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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