Julie Powell, Food Writer Known for ‘Julie & Julia,’ Dies at 49

She documented her attempt to cook every recipe in Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” in a popular blog that became a best-selling book and a hit movie. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-01 17:10:48 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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Jiggs Kalra, Food Writer Who Elevated Indian Fine Dining, Dies at 72

Through his newspaper columns and cookbooks, Mr. Kalra became a pioneer in Indian food writing and put the spotlight on little known chefs. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Writer's writer William Zinsser dies

Author and writing coach William Zinsser, who penned the best-selling book On Writing Well, dies in New York, aged 92. Continue reading at BBC News

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Jonathan Raban, travel writer and novelist, dies aged 80

The British author, who lived in the US, blended memoir and travelogue in books that were often inspired by the seaJonathan Raban, the British travel writer, critic and novelist known for his candid accounts of travelling the world in books such as Passage to Juneau and Coasting, has died aged... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-01-18 08:53:25 UTC ]
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Carmen Callil, pioneering champion of female writers, dies aged 84

Publisher who founded Virago Press began as a campaigning outsider who introduced UK readers to authors including Angela Carter and Margaret AtwoodCarmen Callil, the publisher and writer who championed female writers and transformed the canon of English literature, has died of leukemia in London... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-18 09:09:25 UTC ]
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Writer Michael Malone, 80, Dies of Pancreatic Cancer

Novelist and television script writer Michael Malone, 80, died of pancreatic cancer on August 19. Malone was one of the first established writers to be published under the Sourcebooks Landmark imprint launched in 2001. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Malone, wide-ranging novelist and TV writer, dies at 79

He wrote best-selling mysteries and family sagas, and also examined homophobia and sexual assault as head writer of the soap opera "One Life to Live." Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-23 02:01:50 UTC ]
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Jan Longone, Influential Scholar of Food History, Dies at 89

The cookbook collection that began in the basement of her home became the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive at the University of Michigan. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-13 16:51:40 UTC ]
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Sid Jacobson, Comic Book Writer With Range, Dies at 92

His portfolio included the adventures of Richie Rich and graphic treatments of 9/11 and torture by the C.I.A. He also wrote dozens of songs. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-06 15:16:54 UTC ]
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Roger Angell, editor, baseball writer at the New Yorker, dies at 101

As fiction editor, he helped mold the stories of generations of writers. As a sportswriter, he was enshrined in the writers’ wing of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-20 21:24:22 UTC ]
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Russ Kick, writer, editor and ‘rogue transparency activist,’ dies at 52

He used FOIA requests to pry loose government records. He also edited “The Graphic Canon,” a book series that reinterpreted literary works as comics and visual art. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-24 14:29:26 UTC ]
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Roberto Calasso, Italian writer of dazzling erudition, dies 80

Known as one of his country’s foremost intellectuals, he also presided over the influential publishing house Adelphi Edizioni. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-02 11:32:57 UTC ]
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Patricia Reilly Giff, ‘Polk Street’ Children’s Book Writer, Dies at 86

Ms. Giff wrote more than 100 books, ranging from an exploration of the Irish potato famine to a humorous series about the antics of second graders. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-07-02 22:56:53 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Martínez, writer and activist for Chicano and feminist causes, dies at 95

During a long life of social activism, she participated in the civil rights movement and was an outspoken advocate for Mexican Americans and women. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-02 05:19:03 UTC ]
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Eric Carle, writer and illustrator who gave life to ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar,’ dies at 91

Simply told and radiantly illustrated, his books have been story-time staples for decades. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-26 10:54:36 UTC ]
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Margaret Maron, Acclaimed Mystery Writer, Dies at 82

She was known for two book series centered on complex female characters, and for stories that illuminated her native North Carolina. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-02 23:14:40 UTC ]
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Barry Lopez, award-winning writer who ventured into the Arctic, dies at 75

The National Book Award recipient plumbed the natural world for its wisdom, exploring the Arctic tundra, the Antarctic waters and the spaces in between. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-30 17:34:15 UTC ]
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Jan Morris, artful travel writer who broke many boundaries, dies at 94

A writer of extraordinary range and productivity, she was also one of the world’s first well-known transgender public figures. Her book “Conundrum” was an international best seller. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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When writer Hache Carrillo died, the world discovered his true identity. What does that mean for his legacy?

Novelist H.G. Carrillo, like many authors before him, assumed a fabricated identity. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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