George Lamming, renowned Caribbean novelist, dies at 94

He was best known for his semiautobiographical first novel, “In the Castle of My Skin,” which he wrote at age 23. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-21 01:26:51 UTC ]
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Alison Lurie, Pulitzer-winning novelist of mordant wit and boundless empathy, dies at 94

Her books, including “Foreign Affairs” and “The War Between the Tates,” chronicled the lives of women searching for self-knowledge and self-fulfillment. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Novelist Rosamunde Pilcher dies, aged 94

Bestselling novelist Rosamunde Pilcher, most famous for her hit book The Shell Seekers, has died at the age of 94. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Robert Goolrick Dies at 73; Became a Successful Novelist Late in Life

Being fired as an advertising executive freed him to write a blistering memoir about his Southern family and an erotic novel that became a best seller. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Midge Decter, social critic and leader of neoconservative movement, dies at 94

She was a longtime contributor of Commentary magazine, where her husband Norman Podhoretz was editor. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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George Pérez, Who Gave New Life to Wonder Woman, Dies at 67

Working for both Marvel and DC, he created comic book series that brought superheroes together, and was co-creator of The New Teen Titans. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Former Bantam Sales Head Lou Satz Dies at 94

Satz, who headed sales at Bantam in the 1960s and 1970s under Oscar Dystel, died on April 9. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lygia Fagundes Telles, Popular Brazilian Novelist, Dies at 98

One of her country’s first writers to address female sexuality from a woman’s perspective, she produced four novels and dozens of short stories that could be read as political allegories. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Richard Lipez, novelist who featured a gay private eye, dies at 83

He wrote under the pseudonym Richard Stevenson and also reviewed crime fiction for The Post. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Maureen Howard, novelist of refinement and self-exploration, dies at 91

Her books often focused on the struggles in women's lives and were praised for their precise, shimmering prose. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Shirley Hughes, beloved English children’s author, dies at 94

Her books sold more than 11 million copies and earned her top literary honors in Britain. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Children’s Book Author Shirley Hughes has Died at 94

Shirley Hughes was the English author and illustrator of beloved picture books like Out and About, Dogger, and the Alfie series. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Shirley Hughes, children's author and illustrator, dies aged 94

Beloved English author and illustrator behind more than 60 books, including Dogger and the Alfie series, was voted the most popular Kate Greenaway winner in 50 years• Shirley Hughes obituaryShirley Hughes, the author and illustrator whose everyday stories of early childhood cast a happy glow... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-02 07:51:03 UTC ]
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Joan Didion, Revered Journalist and Novelist, Dies at 87

Joan Didion, one of the most widely respected journalists and writers of the latter half of 20th century, has died due to complications from Parkinson’s disease. She was 87. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Anne Rice, best-selling novelist who helped launch a vampire revival, dies at 80

Her first novel, “Interview With the Vampire,” launched a blockbuster book series and was adapted into a movie starring Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Marie-Claire Blais, celebrated French Canadian novelist, dies at 82

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Robert Bly, towering American poet, dies at 94

He distilled the passions of the antiwar movement into poetry during the Vietnam War and later, with his bestselling book "Iron John," awakened a movement of men in search of deeper masculinity. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Donald Newlove, 93, Dies; Novelist Explored the Depths of Drink

His acclaimed fiction and a memoir had a common theme: alcoholism. After becoming sober, he called his former besotted muse “Drunkspeare.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Larry McMurtry, award-winning novelist who pierced myths of his native Texas, dies at 84

He won a Pulitzer for “Lonesome Dove” and shared an Oscar for his “Brokeback Mountain” screenplay. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Award-winning novelist David Wheldon dies, aged 70

Tributes have been paid to award-winning novelist, poet and pathologist David Wheldon following his unexpected death at the age of 70. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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