Posted on 02/22/2019 at 04:11 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We close the workweek on a sad note: bestselling, prolific, and somewhat mysterious author W.E.B. Griffin has died at th...

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Posted on 02/18/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s no exaggeration to say that the late Betty Ballantine should be revered as a hero by bookworms. Ballanti...

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Posted on 02/15/2019 at 10:18 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We hate to be downers, but death is one of the few things in life that are certain. And there’s been quite a bit o...

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Posted on 02/13/2019 at 01:12 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Half of Fussy was extremely lucky last week, spending that time out of the office, away from a computer, and in a much w...

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Posted on 01/24/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Diana Athill, celebrated for her writing and editing work, has died at the age of 101. Throughout her fifty-year career...

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Posted on 01/23/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Fans of journalism and PBS alike have reason to mourn today. Russell Baker, a prize-winning columnist and host of Master...

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Posted on 01/17/2019 at 10:35 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver died today at age eighty-three. The cause of death was lymphoma, according to th...

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Posted on 01/15/2019 at 08:35 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sad news to start the morning: Writer Francine du Plessix Gray died Sunday at the age of eighty-eight. Gray gained fame...

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Posted on 01/07/2019 at 12:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You may not know author Brian Garfield by name, but chances are you’ve seen his work on the big screen. Garfield,...

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Posted on 01/04/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Edgar Hilsenrath, whose autobiographical novels depicted his survival of the Holocaust, died Sunday of pneumonia. His de...

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