Posted on November 7, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Times has had quite a few bookish obituaries recently. The one that most captured our attention was...

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Posted on November 2, 2022 at 7:36 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Pioneering food writer Julie Powell has died. Powell was the author of Julie & Julia, which adapted her blog about...

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Posted on November 1, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We've lost two historians and a poet in the past few weeks. Both Thomas Cahill and Msgr. John P. Meier...

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Posted on October 26, 2022 at 11:59 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Mike Davis, known for his books and essays that sometimes took unpopular positions, has died at the age of seventy-six....

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Posted on October 7, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Peter Robinson, best known for his Inspector Banks crime novels, has died. The seventy-two-year-old writer's publisher announced today that...

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Posted on September 26, 2022 at 3:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A memorial service was held last week for author Joan Didion, who died in December. Wednesday's event at the Episcopal...

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Posted on September 23, 2022 at 7:01 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s a rough morning for historical-fiction fans. Hilary Mantel, the award-winning author of the Wolf Hall trilogy, died yesterday at...

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Posted on September 12, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Spanish novelist Javier Marías has died at age seventy. The Associated Press reports that Marías — who published fifteen novels,...

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Posted on September 7, 2022 at 10:35 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Two more literary figures have passed away. The New York Times has obituaries for both literary agent Sterling Lord and...

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Posted on September 6, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Barbara Ehrenreich, best known for her experiment on living on minimum wage, died Thursday at the age of eighty-one....

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