Sprint car driver David Steele dies after crash at Florida track

Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida. Desoto Speedway officials said in a Facebook post on Saturday night that track owners and staff were saddened by the crash. The statement says Steele was trying to win his 100th race in Florida. A Manatee County Sheriff's Office... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Critic Eileen Battersby dies following car crash

The former Irish Times literary correspondent Eileen Battersby has died aged 60 following a car crash in County Meath this weekend. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Antique Collectors Club Cofounder Diana Steel, Dies at 82

Diana Steel, cofounder of the U.K.-based art book publisher Antique Collectors Club, died August 3 in Woodbridge, England. She was 82. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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David McCullough, Pulitzer-winning historian, dies aged 89

The author of biographies and other works and narrator of documentaries, McCullough was ‘the voice of American history’David McCullough, the Pulitzer prize-winning author whose lovingly crafted narratives on subjects ranging from New York’s Brooklyn Bridge to American presidents John Adams and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-08 19:41:16 UTC ]
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David McCullough, master chronicler of American history, dies at 89

The two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize was a master storyteller who brought to life the grand sweep of time and place. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-08 16:43:22 UTC ]
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David Marcuse, who ran bookstores for liberal clientele, dies at 73

His Common Concerns bookstore in Washington became a left-wing community resource in the 1980s. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-13 18:04:58 UTC ]
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Former Bookseller editor David Whitaker dies

David Whitaker, a former editor of The Bookseller, has died. Whitaker died peacefully in his sleep overnight on 4th August, his widow Maggie Van Reenan has confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-05 11:21:27 UTC ]
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Award-winning novelist David Wheldon dies, aged 70

Tributes have been paid to award-winning novelist, poet and pathologist David Wheldon following his unexpected death at the age of 70. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 07:06:47 UTC ]
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USF creates coronavirus tracking map to show cases and deaths throughout Florida

The University of South Florida has created a coronavirus-tracking map that shows users both the cases and deaths that occur from the virus spreading across the world. The tool was created by USF Libraries and the GIS unit of the digital heritage and humanities collections. It came to be after... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-03-26 11:30:43 UTC ]
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Literature prize founder David Cohen dies, aged 89

Dr David Cohen, founder of the eponymous £40,000 literature prize, has died aged 89. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 10:03:11 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama Crashed My Book Club And I Just About Died

She is so unbelievably authentic that at times it felt like I was looking at a reflection of myself. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-03-09 13:00:08 UTC ]
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David Storey dies, aged 83

Booker prize-winner David Storey, author of This Sporting Life (Vintage), has died aged 83.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Liverpool University Press chair David Attwooll dies

David Attwooll, poet and chair of Liverpool University Press, has died at the age of 67 after succumbing to Erdheim-Chester Disease. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fordham’s Editorial Director Dies in Crash

Helen Tartar, editorial director of Fordham University Press, has died in a car accident. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Agent David Bolt dies

Literary agent David Bolt died on 16th November, aged 84.   Bolt worked at David Higham... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sprayground’s David Ben-David on how to build a backpack brand

It’s not uncommon for lines out the door of stores on Fairfax Avenue on any given day, but kids asking for autographs from the founder of what is, for all intents and purposes, a backpack company? That’s got to say something. As Sprayground founder and creative director David Ben-David strode up... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BMW electric car ad banned over misleading 'clean car' claims

Ruling by advertising watchdog could have knock on effect on other electric car advertisingThe car company BMW has been censured by the UK’s advertising watchdog for claiming an electric car equipped with a small petrol engine was “clean” and “zero emissions”, in a ruling that could have a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Storey, Founder of Storey Publishing, Dies

John Storey, one of the most respected indie publishers of his era, has died at 79. Storey founded Storey Publishing, now an imprint of Workman, with wife Martha in 1983. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Dagny Corcoran, Bookseller and Fixture of the L.A. Art Scene, Dies at 77

Her store, Art Catalogues, specialized in books for and about museum and gallery exhibitions and became a gathering place for artists and bibliophiles. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-20 21:18:47 UTC ]
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Ned Rorem, Composer Known for Both His Music and His Diaries, Dies at 99

A Pulitzer Prize winner, he wrote many orchestral works but was most celebrated for his vocal pieces. He was also well known for writing candidly about his life. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-18 17:18:04 UTC ]
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