Nick Kotz, Crusading Journalist and Author, Dies at 87

He won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing unsafe conditions in meatpacking plants. He also wrote about hunger in America and the politics of the B-1 bomber. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-15 17:19:24 UTC ]
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Tony Horwitz Dies at 60; Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author

A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-05-30 16:33:57 UTC ]
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'I Am Legend' author Richard Matheson has died at 87

Author Richard Matheson, who was 87, has died at home. His family announced his passing in a protected Facebook post; the news was shared by publisher Tor/Forge.Author Richard Matheson, who was 87, has died at home. His family announced his passing in a protected Facebook post; the news was... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Grace Edwards, Harlem Mystery Writer, Dies at 87

A former director of the Harlem Writers Guild, she published her first novel when she was 55, and her first mystery, featuring a stylish female ex-cop turned sleuth, when she was 64. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-05 21:17:02 UTC ]
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Debut author Jacqueline Rohen dies suddenly, aged 40

Author and conservationist Jacqueline Rohen, whose debut novel How to Marry Your Husband is published by Arrow this month, has died suddenly at her home in Uganda.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-04 07:16:06 UTC ]
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Photographer and author Stuart Goodman dies of coronavirus

The photographer and author Stuart Goodman has died of coronavirus aged 73, it has been confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 20:40:02 UTC ]
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Tomie dePaola, beloved children's author and illustrator of 'Strega Nona,' dies at 85

DePaola wrote or illustrated more than 270 children's books, sold nearly 25 million copies and had his books translated into more than 20 languages. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-31 18:51:09 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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Alasdair Gray, Scotch Author of Daring Prose, Dies at 85

He didn’t publish his first novel (which he illustrated himself) until he was 46. But his impact, as both a writer and an artist, has lasted. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-11 01:15:42 UTC ]
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Author Charles Sprawson dies, aged 78

Charles Sprawson, author of celebrated swimming memoir Haunts of the Black Masseur (Vintage), has died. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 07:22:55 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Wurtzel, journalist and author of Prozac Nation, dead at 52

Author of bestselling memoir about clinical depression, which made her ‘a hashtag before there was Twitter’, died from metastatic breast cancer Elizabeth Wurtzel, journalist and author of bestselling memoir Prozac Nation, has died at the age of 52.Writer David Samuels, Wurtzel’s friend since... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-07 16:51:54 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Wurtzel, author of Prozac Nation, has died at 52.

Elizabeth Wurtzel, author of Prozac Nation, has died at the age of 52, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. Wurtzel’s 1994 memoir, in which she chronicled her experiences with drug use and depression, became a New York Times bestseller and was adapted into a 2001 film starring Christina Ricci.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-07 16:23:12 UTC ]
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Günter Kunert, 90, Searingly Satirical German Author, Dies

In his poems, essays, short stories and novels, he highlighted the differences between East and West Germany, even after the Berlin Wall fell. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-07 22:40:33 UTC ]
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Sol Stein, Publisher, Author and Champion of James Baldwin, Dies at 92

A founder of the publishing house Stein and Day, he also worked with Dylan Thomas, Budd Schulberg and David Frost and wrote more than a dozen books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-25 21:47:57 UTC ]
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The dying author of ‘The Leopard’ finds new life in ‘Lampedusa’

A man’s death and a masterpiece’s birth are the conjoined subjects of Steven Price’s historical novel. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-19 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian author Graeme Gibson dies, aged 85; Atwood pays tribute to 'beloved' partner

Canadian author Graeme Gibson has passed away, aged 85, with his partner Margaret Atwood paying tribute to her "beloved" spouse.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-18 18:21:20 UTC ]
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Elaine Kendall, author and former L.A. Times book critic, dies at 91

Author Elaine Kendall was a longtime book critic for the Los Angeles Times. She died in Montecito at age 91. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-12 22:46:20 UTC ]
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Montalbano author Camilleri dies, aged 93

Andrea Camilleri, author of the Inspector Montalbano series, has died at the age of 93. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 02:58:54 UTC ]
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Jim Bouton, Author of Tell-All Baseball Memoir ‘Ball Four,’ Dies at 80

A pitcher who had modest success with the Yankees in the 1960s, Bouton revealed the seamier side of baseball in a book that was a best seller. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-11 02:47:37 UTC ]
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