Literary Obituaries

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    Mystery Writer Grafton Dies in California
    December 29, 2017 — Mystery writer Sue Grafton has died in Santa Barbara, California. She was 77.
     
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    Creator of 'Beetle Bailey,' comic strip dies at 94...
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    Mort Walker, creator of 'Beetle Bailey,' dies at 94
    Jan. 27, 2018 -- Creator of the legendary comic strip "Beetle Bailey," Mort Walker, died of pneumonia Saturday at his home in Stamford, Conn. He was 94.
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    Dead Poets Society founder dies after ordering tombstone
    Sun, Jan 28, 2018 -The founder of the Dead Poets Society of America had a fatal heart attack a little more than a month after commissioning his own tombstone.
     
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    Also Ursula LaGuinn, a prolific scifi writer.
     
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    Right Stuff author Tom Wolfe passes...
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    Bonfire of the Vanities author Tom Wolfe dies aged 88
    15 May`18 - Tom Wolfe, author of The Right Stuff and The Bonfire of the Vanities, has died aged 88, his agent has confirmed.

     

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