Barbara Ehrenreich, author who challenged American Dream myths, dies at 81

For her book 'Nickel and Dimed,' Barbara Ehrenreich tried to live on minimum-wage jobs and advanced debates on labor inequalities. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-09-03 01:14:21 UTC ]

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Barbara Ehrenreich, author who challenged American Dream myths, dies at 81

For her book 'Nickel and Dimed,' Barbara Ehrenreich tried to live on minimum-wage jobs and advanced debates on labor inequalities. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-09-03 01:14:21 UTC ]
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Terry Bisson, Award-Winning Sci-Fi Author, Dies at 81

The award-winning science fiction author, whose short story “Bears Discover Fire” swept the genre's major awards in 1990, died on January 10 following a recent cancer diagnosis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Register Today for AAPI Communities in Conversation #6 Featuring Malaka Gharib, author of I Was 'Their American Dream'

The sixth installment in the AAPI Communities in Conversation series, featuring Malaka Gharib, author of 'I Was Their American Dream,' is now set for Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at 1:00 pm ET. Register here. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Joan Didion, American journalist and author, dies at age 87

The unsparing observer of US culture, politics and public life won huge acclaim for her memoir The Year of Magical Thinking• Read Alex Clark’s interview with Joan Didion from February 2021• Obituary: Joan DidionJoan Didion, the eminent journalist, author and anthropologist of contemporary... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-23 17:19:56 UTC ]
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Jerry Pinkney, children’s book illustrator who celebrated African American people and culture, dies at 81

Mr. Pinkney brought new life to old fairy tales — and to children’s literature as a whole — with his radiant illustrations in more than 100 picture books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-22 13:28:42 UTC ]
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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

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-15 14:46:04 UTC ]
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WP Kinsella, whose book became 'Field of Dreams', dies at 81

Canadian author WP Kinsella, whose book Shoeless Joe became the hit film Field of Dreams, dies aged 81 in a doctor-assisted death. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2016-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors on the Air April 8, 2014: Barbara Ehrenreich and Martin Goldsmith

Barbara Ehrenreich, author of "Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever’s Search for the Truth About Everything" (Twelve, 9781455501762) will appear on MSNBC’s "Morning Joe" and NPR’s "Fresh Air" on Tuesday, April 8. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Junie B. Jones author Barbara Park dies at 66

Barbara Park, author of the Junie B. Jones series of childrens' books has died, her publisher Random House announced. Park, 66, had ovarian cancer.Barbara Park, author of the Junie B. Jones series of childrens' books has died, her publisher Random House announced. Park, 66, had ovarian cancer. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daniel C. Dennett, Philosopher and Bestselling Author, Dies at 82

Dennett was the codirector of Tufts University's Center for Cognitive Studies and the author of more than 20 books, known for their provocative arguments about religion, morality, consciousness, and evolutionary biology, among other topics. He died on April 19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lynne Reid Banks, Author of ‘The Indian in the Cupboard,’ Dies at 94

She explored the struggles of young women in the novel “The L-Shaped Room” but found her biggest success with a children’s book about a magical cupboard. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-04-05 22:36:08 UTC ]
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Lynne Reid Banks, author of The Indian in the Cupboard, dies aged 94

Writer was also one of first female news reporters on British TV, interviewing stars such as Charlie ChaplinThe author Lynne Reid Banks, known for her novel The L-Shaped Room and her children’s book series The Indian in the Cupboard, has died at the age of 94.She died of cancer “peacefully with... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-04-05 14:04:44 UTC ]
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Kate Banks, Children’s Author Who Wrote About Grief, Dies at 64

She became an award-winning author of children’s books and young-adult novels despite debilitating health issues and the murder of her father. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-03-27 20:06:57 UTC ]
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Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize–Winning Psychologist and Author, Dies at 90

Kahneman's 2011 bestseller 'Thinking, Fast and Slow' exposed the psychological underpinnings of economic decision-making, and his research—much of it conducted with fellow psychologist Amos Tversky—earned him a Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Babar’ Heir And Author Laurent De Brunhoff Dies At Age 98

Laurent de Brunhoff, who revived his father's popular picture book series about an elephant king, has died. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2024-03-23 20:35:30 UTC ]
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Frans de Waal, Primatologist and Bestselling Author, Dies at 75

Bestselling author and Emory University primatologist Frans de Waal—credited by many with changing our understanding of both animals and humans through a number popular, groundbreaking books—died on March 14. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'American Prometheus' Author Kai Bird Named 2024 BIO Award Winner

Bird is the award-winning author of seven books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning book that served as the basis for Christopher Nolan’s film 'Oppenheimer,' which won seven Academy Awards last night, including best picture. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Experiencing God' Co-author Henry Blackaby Has Died

His blockbuster Bible study, guiding readers to learn and live God's will, has sold millions worldwide since 1990. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Pulitzer-Winning Author N. Scott Momaday has Died

N. Scott Momaday was the first Native American author to win a Pulitzer Prize. He passed away on January 24th at age 89. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-01-30 20:02:44 UTC ]
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