She saw the world to come: ‘Future Shock’ co-author Heidi Toffler dies at 89

The Digital Age was still off in the distance when “Future Shock” arrived in America’s bookstores, offering readers a sobering forecast of a future where change and information would be arriving at such a dizzying pace that humankind would be overwhelmed. As the book became a global bestseller... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Future Shock author Toffler dies

Amercian writer and futurist Alvin Toffler, the celebrated author of prophetic 1970 bestseller Future Shock (Bantam), has died, aged 87. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hazel Henderson, environmental activist and futurist author, dies at 89

She spent decades campaigning for social change, fighting to limit air pollution in New York City and to rethink conventional yardsticks for economic development. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Foraging author Roger Phillips dies aged 89

Foraging expert Roger Phillips has died aged 89, his publisher Pan Macmillan has announced.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nawal El Saadawi, Egyptian author, physician and feminist activist, dies at 89

She campaigned against female genital mutilation and wrote more than 50 novels, plays, story collections and nonfiction books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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John le Carré, Best-Selling Author of Cold War Thrillers, Dies at 89

Breaking from the James Bond mold, he turned the spy novel into high art as he explored the moral compromises of agents on both sides of the Iron curtain. Continue reading at The New York Times

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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

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Jim Murphy, children’s author who humanized U.S. history, dies at 74

His books about the Great Chicago Fire and America’s first epidemic were Newbery Honor winners. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Larry Woiwode, author of acclaimed 1970s novel, dies at 80

His 1975 novel, "Beyond the Bedroom Wall," was considered among the best of its time. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, ‘dean of Chicano authors,’ dies at 93

His wry, understated novels turned the Lower Rio Grande Valley into an almost mythic setting for explorations of family, history and cultural identity. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Patricia MacLachlan, ‘Sarah, Plain and Tall’ Author, Dies at 84

A best-selling children’s book writer, she focused on family life and its difficulties, earning acclaim for her gentle, spare prose. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Jack Higgins, best-selling author of ‘The Eagle Has Landed,’ dies at 92

The British thriller writer's 85 books have sold more than a quarter of a billion copies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Henry Patterson, author of The Eagle Has Landed, dies aged 92

The bestselling novelist wrote 85 books, mostly thrillers and spy stories, using the pseudonym Jack HigginsHenry Patterson, the bestselling novelist who wrote the The Eagle Has Landed, has died aged 92.The writer died at his home in Jersey surrounded by his family, his publisher HarperCollins... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Beloved Children’s Author Patricia MacLachlan Has Died at 84

Patricia MacLachlan, author of beloved children's literature including Sarah, Plain and Tall, died on March 31. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Patricia MacLachlan, author of ‘Sarah, Plain and Tall,’ dies at 84

Millions of young people read her Newbery Medal-winning novel about two motherless farm children and the gentle woman who comes to the prairie to make them whole. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Robert Hicks, best-selling author of ‘The Widow of the South,’ dies at 71

Set in 1864, his novel evoked the bravery and bloodshed that he sought to memorialize as a preservationist of Civil War history. 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

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Leonard Kessler, children’s author whose books endured, dies at 101

A writer and illustrator, he created more than 200 books for young readers, including the ode to individuality “Mr. Pine’s Purple House." Continue reading at The Washington Post

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