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, 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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Cormac McCarthy, bleak and brutal titan of American literature, dead at 89

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Cormac McCarthy, who wrote nihilistic and violent tales of the American frontier and post-apocalyptic worlds that enthralled and appalled readers, died on Tuesday at the age of 89, his representative confirmed to CBC... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-06-13 20:01:40 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

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-16 03:21:25 UTC ]
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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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Foraging author Roger Phillips dies aged 89

Foraging expert Roger Phillips has died aged 89, his publisher Pan Macmillan has announced.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-24 00:28:52 UTC ]
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What Did Critics Think of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road When It First Came Out?

Keep a little fire burning; however small, however hidden. It’s now 15 years since Cormac McCarthy’s terrifying post-apocalyptic odyssey, The Road, first hit shelves. The story of a father and son traversing a fallen US where an unspecified ecological cataclysm has destroyed almost all life on... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-28 08:53:04 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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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

[ The New York Times | 2020-12-14 16:04:51 UTC ]
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Dan Jenkins, best-selling author who wrote ‘Semi-Tough,’ dies at 89

Dan Jenkins, the sportswriting great and best-selling author in a career that went from Ben Hogan to Tiger Woods and the manual typewriter to Twitter, has died. He was 89. Texas Christian University athletic director Jeremiah Donati confirmed Jenkins died Thursday in his hometown of Fort Worth.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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She saw the world to come: ‘Future Shock’ co-author Heidi Toffler dies at 89

The Digital Age was still off in the distance when “Future Shock” arrived in America’s bookstores, offering readers a sobering forecast of a future where change and information would be arriving at such a dizzying pace that humankind would be overwhelmed. As the book became a global bestseller... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 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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'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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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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