Deaths in September - 2013

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Deaths in September - 2013

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Editado: Out 9, 2013, 4:19pm

Frederik Pohl 2 Sep 2013 born in 1919 best known as a science fiction writer and editor. Widely respected he received a number of awards in that feild. He wrote under a number of pseudonyms as well as his own name and collaborated often. Among his better known solo works are the Heechee Saga, Jem, and The Years of the City. As an editor he notably published Samuel R. Delany's Dhalgren, and The Female Man by Joanna Russ

Editado: Set 3, 2013, 1:08pm

Nobel prize winning economist Ronald H. Coase died September 2 at the age of 102. A few of his books include The Firm, the Market and the Law, How China Became Capitalist, Essays on Economics and Economists and British Broadcasting: A study in Monopoly.

Set 10, 2013, 9:14am

Photographer of the swinging sixties Lewis Morley died September 3 at the age of 88. His books include Black and White LIes and Right Time, Right Place.

Editado: Set 16, 2013, 12:05pm

Theologian and food critic (what a terrific combination), Robert Farrar Capon died September 5 at the age of 87. A few of his books include one of my favorites The Supper of the Lamb. Others are Kingdom, Grace, Judgment, The Parables of Grace and Capon on Cooking.

Journalist and historian Lansing Lamont died September 3 at the age of 82. His books include Day of Trinity, Campus Shock, Breakup and You Must Remember This: A Reporter's Odyssey from Camelot to Glastnost.

Philosopher Marshall Berman died September 11 at the age of 72. A few of his books include All that is Solid Melts into Air, Adventures in Marxism and The Politics of Authenticity.

Editado: Set 17, 2013, 10:04am

Educator in the humanities, Sheldon Hackney died September 12 at the age of 79. A few of his books include Populism: The Critical Issues and Magnolias without Moonlight.

Set 19, 2013, 9:24am

Stock market predictor Joseph E. Granville died September 7 at the age of 90. His books include Granville's New Strategy, New Key to Stock Market Profits and The Book of Granville Reflections.

Literary Critic Marcel Reich-Ranicki died September 18 at the age of 93. A few of his many books include Mien Leben and Thomas Mann und die Seinen.

Set 20, 2013, 12:34pm

Neuroscientist Candace B. Pert died September 12 at the age of 67. A few of her books include Molecules of Emotion, Everything You Need to KNow to Feel Go(o)d and Your Body is Your Subconscious Mind.

Set 23, 2013, 1:55pm

Former New York Times editor D. J. R. Bruckner died September 20 at the age of 79. He was the author of Frederick Goudy and Art Against War.

Proponent of Jewish mysticism Rabbi Philip Berg died on September 16. He was the author of Kabbalah for the Layman.

Advocate of pollution control Ruth Patrick died September 23 at the age of 105. Her books include Groundwater Contamination in the United States, Diatoms of the United States and Rivers of the United States.

Set 24, 2013, 5:21pm

Colombian author Alvaro Mutis died September 22 at the age of 88. He is best known for The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll.

Set 24, 2013, 11:14pm

Ghanaian poet and scholar Kofi Awoonor was killed in the Nairobi Mall Attack on September 21 at the age of 78.
He was in Nairobi for a literary festival.

NPR included a lovely excerpt from one of his poems, "Across a New Dawn," in their report:

According to NPR, a new collection of poems by Awoonor is scheduled to be published next year. It's called "Promise of Hope."

Set 25, 2013, 10:04am

Australian novelist Christopher J. Koch died September 23 at the age of 81. His better known works include The Year of Living Dangerously, Highways to a War, The Memory Room and Out of Ireland.

Editado: Set 26, 2013, 11:43am

Nobel winner in the field of medicine David H. Hubel died September 22 at the age of 87. He was author of Brain and Visual Perception and Eye, Brain and Vision.

Beat muse Carolyn Cassady died September 20 at the age of 90. She was author of Off the Road: My Years with Cassady, Kerouac, and Ginsberg and Heart Beat: My Life with Jack and Neal.

Editado: Set 30, 2013, 12:38pm

Mystery writer Robert Barnard died September 19 at the age of 76. A few of his many books include Death on the High C's, Unruly Son, A Little Local Murder and A City of Strangers.

Education researcher Jean Anyon died September 7 at the age of 72. Her books include Ghetto Schooling and Radical Possibilities.

Cookbook author Marcella Hazan died September 29 at the age of 89. A few of her books include The Essentials of Italian Cooking, The Classic Italian Cookbook, Marcella Cucina and Marcella's Italian Kitchen.

Out 4, 2013, 10:42pm

>12 varielle: Hadn't heard about David Hubel . . . his work with Torsten Wiesel on the visual cortex in cats was groundbreaking (and rather eye-opening, if you'll pardon the pun). I think of it everytime I play with my cat (or she sees something moving in the room before I do).

I HAD heard about Marcella Hazan . . . I still use her Classic Italian Cookbook on a regular basis . . . I learned how to make pesto and minestrone from that book . . . long before pesto was "fashionable" :)

Out 9, 2013, 1:28pm

Social historian Trevor Lummis died September 23 at the age of 83. He was the author of Pitcairn Island: Life and Death in Eden and Pacific Paradises.

Out 9, 2013, 2:02pm

Herpetologist Robert C. Stebbins died September 23 at the age of 98. He was author of Western Reptiles and Amphibians and A Natural History of Amphibians.

Out 9, 2013, 2:11pm

Historian of Populism, Lawrence Goodwyn died September 29 at the age of 85. He was author of Democratic Promise: The Populist Movement in America and Breaking the Barrier: The Rise of Solidarity in Poland.

Out 14, 2013, 1:24pm

Poet James Emanuel died September 28 at the age of 92. A few of his books include Dark Symphony: Negro Literature in America, Langston Hughes and The Tree House and Other Poems.

Editado: Nov 8, 2013, 12:38pm

Australian journalist and author Gwen Robyns died September 12 at the age of 96. She was the author of The Mystery of Agatha Christie, Light of a Star and Geraldine of the Albanians: The Authorised Biography.

Nov 8, 2013, 12:41pm

Garden designer James van Sweden died September 20 at the age of 78. He was the author of Architecture in the Garden and The Artful Garden.

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