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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Eric Jerome Dickey, best-selling African American novelist, dies at 59

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Pulitzer winner Alison Lurie dies, aged 94

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Jan Morris, artful travel writer who broke many boundaries, dies at 94

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Former William Collins c.e.o. Ian Chapman dies, aged 94

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