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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'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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A.S. Byatt, British writer and author of Booker Prize-winning 'Possession,' dies at 87

British author A.S. Byatt, who was known for award-winning works including 'Possession' and 'The Children's Book,' has died. She was 87. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-11-17 17:18:21 UTC ]
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A. S. Byatt, author of Possession, has died at the age of 87.

Celebrated British author A.S. Byatt—a scholar and novelist whose 1990 novel, Possession, won the Booker Prize and brought her international renown—has died at the age of 87. A statement released this morning by her longtime UK publisher, Chatto & Windus, reports that Byatt “died peacefully... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-11-17 16:46:10 UTC ]
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A.S. Byatt, Award-Winning Author of POSSESSION, Dies at 87

Academic and intellectual British novelist A.S. Byatt, author of POSSESSION, has died at 87 in her home due to unknown causes. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-17 16:23:21 UTC ]
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Stephen Rubin, Prominent and Punchy Publisher, Dies at 81

Stephen Rubin, the outspoken and influential publishing executive whose publication of works by such authors as Dan Brown, John Grisham, and Michael Wolff made him a force in the book business over the past 40 years, died on October 13 in Manhattan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarah Young, ‘Jesus Calling’ Author, Dies at 77

Bestselling author Sarah Young, whose 2004 title 'Jesus Calling' is one of the most successful devotionals of all time, died on September 1. She was 77. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What the sale of a major American book publisher means for authors, the industry — and you

Book publisher Simon & Schuster's sale to investment firm KKR is novel in many ways, but also part of a long-term trend. History tells us to expect the unexpected. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-08-08 17:35:35 UTC ]
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Cormac McCarthy, Author of The Road, Has Died at 89

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Cormac McCarthy has died of natural causes in his Sante Fe home at the age of 89. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-13 20:12:27 UTC ]
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Cormac McCarthy, Whose Sentences and Cynicism Reshaped American Letters, Dies at 89

Cormac McCarthy, whose inimitable literary style and uniquely bleak outlook on human nature combined to ensure his status as a behemoth of contemporary American letters, died of natural causes at his home in Santa Fe, N.M., on June 13. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pastor and Bestselling Author Tim Keller Dies at 72

Rev. Tim Keller, a pioneering pastor of the multi-site megachurch phenomenon and who wrote 28 books on every aspect of Christian life and theology, died on May 19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Roy Finamore, James Beard Award–Winning Author and Editor, Dies at 70

A notable author and editor of lifestyle and cookbooks, Finamore died on May 6 after a brief illness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Korean American Author Reconciles Faith and Family

Tasha Jun's memoir shares how she came to reconcile her complex heritage Korean and American heritage and her Christian faith. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling Author Rabbi Harold Kushner Has Died

His 1981 blockbuster, 'When Bad Things Happen to Good People' and a dozen later books comforted and encouraged people of all faiths. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rachel Pollack, Transgender Activist and Authority on Tarot, Dies at 77

Her science fiction writing won awards. Her tarot books won her a devoted following. And she created DC Comics’ first transgender superhero. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-04-13 20:05:34 UTC ]
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Eric Brown, science fiction author and Guardian critic, dies aged 62

Writers, publishers and agents pay tribute to a warm, generous figure, author of more than 50 books ranging from SFF to crime to children’s literatureEric Brown, a prolific, award-winning author who published more than 50 novels, children’s books and short story collections, and who was the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-03-23 13:58:10 UTC ]
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Nobel Prize-Winning Author Kenzaburo Oe Has Died at 88

Kenzaburō Ōe, the Nobel Prize-winning Japanese novelist known for his fiction addressing social and political issues, has passed away at 88. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-03-13 16:17:07 UTC ]
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Ian Falconer, Children’s Book Author of OLIVIA, Dies at 63

Ian Falconer, illustrator, theatrical set and costume designer, and children's book author of OLIVIA, has died at 63. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-03-08 17:49:08 UTC ]
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Jean Anderson, 93, Exacting and Encyclopedic Cookbook Author, Dies

Her 1,300-page “Doubleday Cookbook” was a rival to “The Joy of Cooking,” and her rigorously tested recipes taught generations of home cooks. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-02-09 22:37:04 UTC ]
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