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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Buddhist Teacher, Author Thich Nhat Hanh Dies at 95

The Vietnamese monk was prominently known for "engaged Buddhism," taking a mindful-but-active approach to contemporary issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Iraj Pezeshkzad, celebrated Iranian satirist and author of ‘My Uncle Napoleon,’ dies

His 1973 novel "My Uncle Napoleon," affectionately skewering the foibles of his countrymen and women in the decades before the Islamic Revolution, became one of the most phenomenally popular works of modern Persian literature. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-19 04:45:33 UTC ]
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Joan Didion, American journalist and author, dies at age 87

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'Interview with a Vampire' Author Anne Rice Dies at Age 80

Rice, whose books have sold more than 150 million copies worldwide, died of complications from a stroke on December 11. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'True one off' author Anne Rice dies, aged 80

The American author Anne Rice, best known for Interview with the Vampire, has died aged 80 with Chatto & Windus paying tribute to the "true one-off". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jakucho Setouchi, Buddhist nun and best-selling Japanese author, dies at 99

She wrote a modern translation of "The Tale of Genji," one of Japan's most celebrated novels. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Wilbur Smith, Best-Selling Author of Swashbuckling Novels, Dies at 88

His books were full of lovers, dysfunctional families, pirates and hunters, and set in locations from ancient Egypt to colonial Africa. They sold in the millions. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Wilbur Smith, best-selling author of African adventure tales, dies at 88

His novels — filled with bloodshed and bodice ripping — sold more than 140 million copies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Tributes to Hatchet author Gary Paulsen, who has died aged 82

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Holocaust survivor and author Eddie Jaku dies, aged 101

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Prize-winning author Cathy MacPhail dies, aged 75

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Jill Murphy, author of The Worst Witch, dies aged 72

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Eloise Greenfield, author whose picture books uplifted Black children, dies at 92

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Emerald Publishing founder Dr Keith Howard dies, aged 89

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Donald Kagan, celebrated historian of ancient Greece, dies at 89

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No, Cormac McCarthy Isn’t on Twitter. Don’t Be Fooled by the Check Mark.

An account posing as the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Road,” “No Country for Old Men” and “All the Pretty Horses” was mistakenly verified by Twitter. Continue reading at The New York Times

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