Posted on 06/20/2022 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you've enjoyed Batman films, we have some sad news. Tim Sale, a comic book artist cited as inspiration by...

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Posted on 06/09/2022 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Young-adult literature has suffered a big loss. The New York Times reports that author Jim Murphy has died at the...

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Posted on 05/24/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Last month saw the passing of two novelists who put their pens to pages later in life — and whose...

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Posted on 05/09/2022 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's an especially sad day for anyone who loves Wonder Woman. NPR reports that George Pérez, a comic book artist...

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Posted on 04/28/2022 at 10:19 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Award-winning Chicano author Rolando Hinojosa-Smith has died at the age of ninety-three. Hinojosa-Smith, who was also a professor of literature,...

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Posted on 04/18/2022 at 02:16 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author Patricia MacLachlan has died at the age of eighty-four. MacLachlan was best known for Sarah,...

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Posted on 03/04/2022 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Those of us who have endured road trips or prolonged tedious tasks with the help of an audiobook (or several...

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Posted on 02/25/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A prolific and colorful — in many ways — children's author has died. Leonard Kessler passed away February 16 at...

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Posted on 02/24/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

One of Iran's bestselling novelists has died. Iraj Pezeshkzad died January 12 at age ninety-four, reports the New York Times....

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Posted on 02/21/2022 at 01:57 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jan Pieńkowski, who wrote or illustrated over 140 children’s books, has died at the age of eighty-five. He was best...

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