Kate Braverman, Who Wrote of Women on the Margins, Dies at 70

Her novels, short stories and poetry were dense with lush and spellbinding imagery. As a teacher, one former student said, “She lived and died by the word.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-18 22:39:19 UTC ]
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Chilean writer Luis Sepúlveda has died of coronavirus at 70.

After a six-week battle with coronavirus, the Chilean author Luis Sepúlveda has died at the age of 70. The government of Asturias, where he was living in Spain, confirmed his death today. The author had been hospitalized in late February soon after attending a literary festival in Portugal. He... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Famed Restaurateur And Lifestyle Guru B. Smith Dies At 70

Smith was a successful model, restaurateur and the host of a nationally syndicated lifestyle talk show. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Kate Figes dies from cancer, aged 62

Author and You Magazine books editor Kate Figes has died from cancer at the age of 62. Figes wrote two novels and six works of non-fiction, including 2018’s On Smaller Dogs and Larger Life Questions (Virago) which dealt with subjects including the diagnosis that her breast cancer had metastasised. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 01:54:33 UTC ]
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Remembering Kate Braverman’s Los Angeles

On this warm October day in Southern California, I walk the Venice canals and think of Kate Braverman. How in her sensational first novel Lithium for Medea she captured a Venice so distant that it’s difficult to accept that this version, which is polished and expensive and filled with tourists,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-22 08:48:36 UTC ]
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Barbara Probst Solomon, Who Wrote of Spain Under Franco, Dies at 90

Admired for her observations on culture and politics, she was best known for a memoir about her involvement with the anti-Franco resistance movement. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-01 20:06:23 UTC ]
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George Hodgman, 60, Dies; Wrote Best Seller on Caring for His Mother

He was a leading magazine and book editor who found his own measure of fame with “Bettyville,” in which he also delved into growing up gay in a small town. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-22 22:58:23 UTC ]
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Dan Jenkins, best-selling author who wrote ‘Semi-Tough,’ dies at 89

Dan Jenkins, the sportswriting great and best-selling author in a career that went from Ben Hogan to Tiger Woods and the manual typewriter to Twitter, has died. He was 89. Texas Christian University athletic director Jeremiah Donati confirmed Jenkins died Thursday in his hometown of Fort Worth.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How early NASA inspired the women of Kate Mascarenhas’ ‘Psychology of Time Travel’

Many popular time travel tales hinge on the idea that the past can be changed. The particular breed of time travel in Kate Mascarenhas’ debut novel, “The Psychology of Time Travel,” may sound limiting — its characters can’t voyage to any era before the time machine’s invention in the 1960s, and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Judy Turner, who wrote as Katie Flynn and Judith Saxton, dies aged 82

Bestselling author Judy Turner, who wrote historical and romantic fiction under the pseudonyms Katie Flynn and Judith Saxton, has died at the age of 82. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shakti Gawain, New World Library Cofounder, Dies at 70

The New World Library cofounder and author of 'Creative Visualization' died on November 11. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Carlos Ezquerra: Tributes paid after Judge Dredd co-creator dies aged 70

Comic book artist Carlos Ezquerra is praised for his "unique style" following his death aged 70. Continue reading at BBC News

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Beyond Abortion: Why Rebecca Todd Peters Wrote ‘Trust Women’

Christian ethicist’ Rebecca Todd Peters wrote “Trust Women” to offer “a good moral framework for thinking about reproductive questions” that could help guide the public debate about the issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jane Juska, who wrote about late-in-life sex, dies at 84

Jane Juska, whose chronicle of searching for sex as a woman in her 60s became a best-selling memoir and later a stage show, has died. She was 84. Juska died Tuesday at a Chico care facility after a long illness, her son, Andy Juska, told the San Francisco Chronicle on Saturday. She was a retired... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amy Krouse Rosenthal, children's author who wrote 'You May Want to Marry My Husband' essay, dies at 51

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Pat Conroy Dies at Age 70

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Novelist Umberto Eco dies at 84; wrote 'Name of the Rose' and 'Foucault's Pendulum'

Umberto Eco, an Italian novelist and intellectual of worldwide renown who imbued his work with humor and scholarship and whose novel “The Name of the Rose” became a global phenomenon, has died, his American publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt confirmed late Friday afternoon. He was 84. Eco was... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The wild bunch: Kate Mosse on why we love out-of-control women

From The Girl on the Train to Gone Girl, badass women rule in today’s blockbusters. Author Kate Mosse picks her favourite justified sinnersThis year has been, in fiction at least, the year of the wild woman. Novels driven by vengeful, unreliable female narrators and psychopathically flawed... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Wayne Dyer dies at 75; self-help expert wrote 'Your Erroneous Zones'

When Wayne Dyer came out with his first self-help book in 1976, it was a dud, but he didn't give up. He bought thousands of copies himself and crisscrossed the country, stopping at every small-town newspaper and TV station that would talk to him about his reader-friendly approach to achieving... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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James Salter dies at 90; novelist wrote 'A Sport and a Pastime'

James Salter, the prize-winning author acclaimed for his sophisticated, granular prose and sobering insights in "Light Years," "A Sport and a Pastime" and other fiction, died Friday in Sag Harbor, N.Y. He was 90. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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