Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize-winning author, has died at 94

Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing died at her home in London on Sunday, her publisher announced. She was 94.Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing died at her home in London on Sunday, her publisher announced. She was 94. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize-winning author, has died at 94

Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing died at her home in London on Sunday, her publisher announced. She was 94.Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing died at her home in London on Sunday, her publisher announced. She was 94. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel Prize-Winning Author Alice Munro has Died at 92

She won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013, with the Academy saying she could "accommodate the entire epic complexity of the novel in just a few short pages." Continue reading at Book Riot

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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

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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

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Nobel prize-winner Doris Lessing dies

Winner of the Nobel Literature prize and author of more than 55 works of fiction, opera, nonfiction, and poetry, including 'The Golden Notebook,' British author Doris Lessing died Sunday at her home in London. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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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

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Louise Gluck, Nobel Prize–Winning Poet, Dies at 80

The celebrated American poet and winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature died on October 13 at her home in Cambridge, Mass. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Nobel Prize-winning French author looks at a shopping mall. Magic ensues

In 'Look at the Lights, My Love,' an extended essay about a Parisian superstore, Annie Ernaux proves she can master any subject by melding experience and recollection. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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French Author Annie Ernaux Wins Nobel Prize For Literature

Annie Ernaux, 82, was cited for “the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory." Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Hilary Mantel, Prize-Winning Author Known for ‘Wolf Hall,’ Dies at 70

The two-time Booker Prize-winning author was known for “Wolf Hall” and two other novels based on the life of Thomas Cromwell. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Prize-winning author Cathy MacPhail dies, aged 75

The prize-winning Scottish children’s author Cathy MacPhail has died at the age of 75 following a long illness.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Tony Horwitz Dies at 60; Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author

A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books. Continue reading at The New York Times

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French author Patrick Modiano wins Nobel prize for literature

The Frenchman has written about the German occupation of his country during World War II. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Jack Vance, prolific, prize-winning pulp author, dies at 96

Jack Vance, prolific author of science fiction, mystery and epic fantasy, died Sunday at 96, his son John told the Associated Press. He had written more than 60 books during his long life.Jack Vance, prolific author of science fiction, mystery and epic fantasy, died Sunday at 96, his son John... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize

The agency, formed by three publishing houses, this year has captured both the 'adult' Finlandia Prize and the junior prize in children's literature. The post Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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James Beard awards: two Australian cookbook authors win prizes in ‘the Oscars of food’

Restaurateur Josh Niland and recipe developer Hetty Lui McKinnon scoop prizes in food publishing awards, which also honoured aid worker Zomi FrankcomGet our weekend culture and lifestyle emailTwo Australian cookbook authors have won prizes in this year’s James Beard Foundation awards, dubbed the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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

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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

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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

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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

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