Deaths in January - 2014

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Deaths in January - 2014

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1varielle
Jan 9, 2014, 6:40pm

Author, activist and former poet laureate of New Jersey Amiri Baraka died January 9 at the age of 79. I met him once years ago and heard him read. Nice guy.

2varielle
Jan 11, 2014, 9:07pm

Former Prime Minister of Israel Ariel Sharon died January 11 at the age of 88. He wrote Warrior: an Autobiography.

3Noisy
Jan 12, 2014, 7:04am

Simon Hoggart - political commentator, radio broadcaster and humorist - died on 5th January 2014. Playing to the Gallery and On the House are examples of his work that gave a humorous commentary on the British House of Commons.

4SimonW11
Editado: Jan 14, 2014, 3:51am

Neal Barrett Jr. died January 12, 2014 aged 84. best known for his Science Fiction and Fantasy he was prolific writing both under his own name and under various house names. Well known for his shorts stories he also wrote many novels Including The Hereafter Gang, and various movie/comic novelisations.

5bw42
Jan 17, 2014, 12:47pm

Jack M. Tuell, a Methodist bishop, died January 10, 2014 at the age of 90. He wrote The Organization of the United Methodist Church, Episcopacy and an autobiography, From Law to Grace.

Robert A. Pastor, scholar and policymaker, died January 8, 2014 at the age of 66. He wrote many books including Limits to Friendship: The United States and Mexico and The North American Idea: A Vision of a Continental Future.

The economist Dale T. Mortensen died January 9, 2014 at the age of 74. He won the Nobel Prize in 2010. He wrote Wage dispersion : why are similar workers paid differently.

Larry Speakes died January 10, 2014 at the age of 74. He was the former press secretary to President Reagan. He wrote Speaking Out.

6varielle
Jan 28, 2014, 7:07am

Folk singer and activist Pete Seeger died January 27 at the age of 94. His autobiography is Pete Seeger: His Life in His own Words.

7Polite_Society
Editado: Fev 1, 2014, 5:18pm

Serge P. Petroff died January 19 at age 91. He wrote Remembering a Forgotten War and several other works.

Cartoonist Morrie Turner, creator of the 'Wee Pals' syndicated comic strip, died January 25 at age 90. Among his many published works are All God's Chillun Got Soul and Explore Black History With Wee Pals.

Physicist John R. Huizenga died January 25 at age 92. He wrote Cold Fusion: The Scientific Fiasco of the Century.

Helga Sandburg died January 26 at age 95. She wrote many books, among them The Wheel of Earth and ...Where Love Begins.

8lriley
Jan 30, 2014, 10:57am

Jose Emilio Pacheco--Mexican poet and winner of the prestigious Cervantes prize, died January 26 at age 74.

9Polite_Society
Editado: Fev 8, 2014, 10:59pm

Freelance writer Anthony Lovett died January 26 at age 52. He co-authored L. A. Bizarro!.

Publisher Richard L Grossman died January 27 at age 92. He wrote Choosing & Changing: A guide to Self-Reliance.

Psychologist Theodore Millon died January 29 at age 85. He wrote Masters of the Mind, among others.

10varielle
Editado: Fev 4, 2014, 8:37am

Business writer George J. W. Goodman, aka Adam Smith, died January 3 at the age of 83. He was author of The Money Game.

11varielle
Fev 4, 2014, 9:00am

The "professor" Russell Johnson died on January 16 at the age of 89. His autobiography was called Here on Gilligan's Isle.

12Polite_Society
Fev 4, 2014, 7:13pm

Psychologist and education advocate James J. Gallagher died January 17 at age 87. He wrote Teaching the Gifted Child and Driving Change in Special Education among many others.

13varielle
Fev 17, 2014, 3:04pm

Children's book illustrator Erik Blegvad died January 14 at the age of 90. His work may be seen in Twelve Tales. http://www.librarything.com/work/2513764

14varielle
Fev 17, 2014, 3:13pm

Wine writer Pamela Vandyke Price died January 12 at the age of 90. She was the author of The Taste of Wine.

15SimonW11
Editado: Fev 25, 2014, 2:25pm

misposted

16varielle
Fev 25, 2014, 9:34am

Simon, this is the January thread.

17SimonW11
Fev 25, 2014, 2:22pm

Opps

18varielle
Mar 3, 2014, 10:55am

Sociologist Lewis Yablonsky died January 29 at the age of 89. He was the author of The Hippie Trip and Robopaths.

19varielle
Mar 10, 2014, 10:41am

Welsh historian Roscoe Howells died January 13 at the age of 94. He was the author of From Amroth to Utah and Old Saundersfoot from Monkstone to Marros.

20varielle
Mar 19, 2014, 8:36am

Artist and poet Madeline Gins died January 8 at the age of 72. She was the author of Reversible Destiny: We have Decided Not to Die, Making Dying Illegal and Architectural Body.

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