Posted on 03/25/2020 at 09:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally has passed away of complications related to the coronavirus. McNally — a four-time Tony Award winner,...

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Posted on 03/24/2020 at 02:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Albert Uderzo, who illustrated the beloved Asterix comic series, has died at the age of ninety-two. His son-in-law told media...

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Posted on 03/11/2020 at 02:41 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Barbara Neely, who became a pioneering and award-winning author later in life, died last week at the age of seventy-eight....

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Posted on 02/28/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Linda Wolfe, journalist and author of several books about true crime, has died at the age of eighty-seven. Wolfe had...

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Posted on 02/26/2020 at 12:32 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Times bestseller has lost a frequent visitor: Clive Cussler has passed away at the age of eighty-eight....

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Posted on 02/24/2020 at 10:06 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

NASA announced this morning that Katherine Johnson, one of the mathematicians profiled in the book and movie Hidden Figures, has...

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Posted on 02/18/2020 at 08:58 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Charles Portis, whose novel True Grit was twice adapted into award-winning movies, died Monday at the age of eighty-six. While...

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Posted on 02/03/2020 at 09:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

News broke late Friday that author Mary Higgins Clark, the “Queen of Suspense,” had died at the age of ninety-two....

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Posted on 01/27/2020 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Another high-profile literary executor has passed away: Stephen Joyce, the grandson and last direct descendant of James Joyce. The Guardian...

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Posted on 01/24/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The journalism world lost a great figure yesterday, with the passing of Jim Lehrer. Lehrer was, of course, best known...

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