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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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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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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‘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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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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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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Julie Powell, bestselling author of 'Julie & Julia,' dies at 49

Julie Powell was known for documenting her mission to cook every recipe in Julia Child's cookbook, 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking,' on her blog. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-11-01 18:39:54 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-31 17:49:46 UTC ]
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John Naisbitt, author of bestseller 'Megatrends,' dies at 92

The American author John Naisbitt, whose 1982 bestselling book Megatrends was published in dozens of countries, has died at 92 Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2021-04-10 13:18:30 UTC ]
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Clive Cussler, Bestselling Adventure Author, Dies at 88

Clive Cussler, bestselling adventure novelist and a real-life maritime explorer whose life at times mirrored the seafaring escapades of his books, died February 24 at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 88. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling author and real-life Hemingway hero Clive Cussler has died.

Clive Cussler, the author of more than 85 books, written over 4 decades, died at home on Monday, February 24, at the age of 88. Cussler was a major bestseller in his lifetime, selling over 100 million copies of his thrillers and adventure novels, and hitting The New York Times‘s bestseller list... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-26 20:05:13 UTC ]
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Bestselling author Penny Vincenzi dies aged 78

The ‘doyenne of the modern blockbuster’, Vincenzi sold more than 7m copies of her sweeping, dramatic novelsThe bestselling author Penny Vincenzi, whose novels have sold more than 7m copies worldwide, has died aged 78.Vincenzi published her first book, Old Sins, in 1989 and produced 17 novels and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Koomson, de Waal and Billingham among Quick Reads authors

Titles by Dorothy Koomson, Kit de Waal and Mark Billingham are among the "enticing" Quick Reads books for next year's campaign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oliver Sacks, neurologist and bestselling author, dies at 82

Oliver Sacks, the neurologist and bestselling author who sought to humanize people with brain disorders by portraying their bizarre lives not as litanies of freakish behaviors but as examples of resiliency, has died. He was 82. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-08-30 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

[ Book Riot | 2024-05-14 16:57:50 UTC ]
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Paul Auster, postmodern author behind 'The New York Trilogy' and 'Smoke,' dies at 77

Paul Auster, the famed American postmodern writer behind 'Smoke,' has died at 77. The bestselling author was diagnosed with cancer in 2022. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-05-01 14:20:39 UTC ]
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Paul Auster, American author of The New York Trilogy, dies aged 77

The writer of The New York Trilogy, Leviathan and 4 3 2 1 – known for his stylised postmodernist fiction – has died from complications of lung cancer• Paul Auster – a life in quotes• Paul Auster – a life in picturesPaul Auster, the author of 34 books including the acclaimed New York Trilogy, has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-05-01 04:02:37 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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