Posted on 09/23/2020 at 08:39 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’ve ever uttered the line "I love you right up to the moon — and back,” then we have...

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Posted on 09/21/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The literary world lost two members last week. The death of Winston Groom, who wrote the novel Forrest Gump, was...

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Posted on 08/24/2020 at 03:05 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The widow — and muse — of celebrated author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died. Mercedes Barcha Pardo died August 15...

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Posted on 08/10/2020 at 02:48 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Shirley Ann Grau, a Southern writer whose work drew the ire of the Ku Klux Klan, has died at age...

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Posted on 07/16/2020 at 11:15 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sad news in the literary world: Joanna Cole, author of The Magic School Bus series, has died. Scholastic announced yesterday...

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Posted on 07/10/2020 at 04:42 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sad news in the literary world: author Brad Watson died this week at the age of sixty-four. Watson’s novel The...

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Posted on 07/01/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Rudolfo Anaya, a leading figure in Chicano literature, has died at the age of eighty-two. Anaya’s best-known novel, Bless Me,...

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Posted on 06/29/2020 at 12:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Charles Webb, author of The Graduate (yes, the one that inspired the movie), died earlier this month, reports Deadline. He...

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Posted on 06/22/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Carlos Ruiz Zafón, author of one of the bestselling Spanish novels of all time, passed away Friday. Zafón was fifty-five...

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Posted on 06/08/2020 at 03:19 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The man responsible for our fondest mall memories has passed away. The New York Times reports that Harry Hoffman, who...

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