Deaths in April - 2014

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Deaths in April - 2014

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1varielle
Abr 6, 2014, 12:59pm

Author Peter Mathiessen died April 5 at the age of 86. He is best known for At Play in the Fields of the Lord.

2henkl
Abr 6, 2014, 1:33pm

French historian Jacques Le Goff died April 1 at the age of 90. His best known book is Medieval Civilization 400-1500.

3varielle
Editado: Abr 7, 2014, 10:28am

Actor Mickey Rooney died April 6 at the age of 93. His autobiography was called Life is too Short.

Journalist Curtis Bill Pepper died April 4 at the age of 96. He was author of An Artist and the Pope and Marco.

4varielle
Abr 8, 2014, 8:29am

Journalist and professor Chuck Stone died April 6 at the age of 89. A few of his books include Black Political Power in America and Tell it Like it Is.

5varielle
Editado: Abr 11, 2014, 8:42am

Food writer Steven A. Shaw died April 8 at the age of 44. A few of his books include Turning the Tables and The Art of Swimming.

Prolific author Sue Townsend died April 10 at the age of 68. She is best known for her Adrian Mole series including The Secret Diaries of Adrian Mole and The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole.

6varielle
Editado: Abr 14, 2014, 10:51am

Biographer Gregory White Smith died April 10 at the age of 62. A few of his books include Van Gogh: The Life, The Mormon Murders and Jackson Pollock: An American Saga.

Academic Richard Hoggart died April 10 at the age of 95. He was author of The Uses of Literacy and The Way We Live Now.

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7varielle
Abr 15, 2014, 12:11pm

Compiler of sports stats, journalist Zander Hollander died April 11 at the age of 91. A few of his books include Strange but true Football Stories, Great Moments in Pro Football and Sports Bloopers: Weird Wacky and Unexpected Moments in Sports.

8varielle
Abr 17, 2014, 8:00am

Writer and columnist Fergus Reid Buckley died April 14 at the age of 83. He was the author of An American Family: The Buckleys and Strictly Speaking.

9varielle
Editado: Abr 17, 2014, 5:08pm

Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died at the age of 87 on April 17. A few of his many books include Hundred Years of Solitude, the General in his Labyrinth and my favorite Love in the Time of Cholera.

10varielle
Editado: Abr 21, 2014, 9:55am

Former Boston Globe editor Michael Janeway died April 17 at the age of 73. He was the author of Republic of Denial.

Exiled Roumanian poet Nina Cassian died April 14 at the age of 89. One of her collections is Life Sentence: Selected Poems.

Australian aboriginal author Doris Pilkington Garimara died April 10 at the age of 76. She is best known for Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence.

Famed boxer Rubin Carter "Hurricane Carter', died April 20 at the age of 76. He was the author of The Sixteenth Round and Eye of the Hurricane.

BBC broadcaster and author Derek Cooper died April 19 at the age of 88. He was the author of Snail Eggs and Samphire and The Road to Mingulay.

11varielle
Abr 22, 2014, 9:56am

Horse race commentator Julian Wilson died April 20 at the age of 73. His books include Wigglesworth, Complete Surrender and Lester Piggott.

12varielle
Abr 23, 2014, 10:08am

Myanmar poet dissident U Win Tin died April 21 at the age of 85. He was the author of What's That? A Human Hell.

13varielle
Editado: Abr 24, 2014, 10:23am

Canadian author Alistair MacLeod died April 20 at the age of 77. His books include No Great Mischief, Island: The Complete Stories and The Lost Salt Gift of the Blood.

Playwright Anthony Marriott died April 17 at the age of 83. He was the author of No Sex Please, We're British.

Travel writer Mark Shand died April 23 at the age of 62. He was author of Travels on my Elephant.

14lriley
Abr 24, 2014, 8:07pm

#13--Alistair MacLeod was just a great writer. No great mischief is IMO a masterpiece.

15PensiveCat
Abr 25, 2014, 11:15am

14 - I agree.

16varielle
Abr 28, 2014, 10:40am

Paul Robeson Jr. died April 26 at the age of 86. He was author of The Undiscovered Paul Robeson.

17varielle
Abr 28, 2014, 7:42pm

NBA coach Jack Ramsay died April 28 at the age of 89. He was author of The Coach's Art.

18varielle
Editado: Abr 29, 2014, 8:54am

Journalist William H. Honan died April 28 at the age of 83. He was the author of Visions of Infamy and Treasure Hunt: A New York Times Reporter Tracks the Quedlinburg Hoard.

Journalist, author and specialist on Syria, Patrick Seale died April 11 at the age of 83. A few of his books include Asad of Syria and The Struggle for Syria.

19varielle
Editado: Abr 30, 2014, 8:43pm

Former Mad magazine editor Al Feldstein died April 29 at the age of 88. Some of his books include Boiling Mad and Mad Frontier.

20varielle
Maio 1, 2014, 12:35pm

Author Stefanie Zweig died April 25 at the age of 81. She was best known of Nowhere in Africa.

21varielle
Maio 5, 2014, 2:03pm

Iranian author Marsha Mehran, who wrote about the Iranian experience in Ireland, died April 30 at the age of 36. She wrote Pomegranate Soup and Rosewater and Soda Bread.

22PhaedraB
Maio 6, 2014, 1:53am

Cultural anthropologist Angeles Arrien passed away on April 24 at the age of 74. Her best known works are The Four-Fold Way and The Tarot Handbook.

Astrologer Stephanie Clement passed away on April 23 of cancer. Her best-known books were Meditation for Beginners and the Astrology Made Easy series.

23varielle
Maio 8, 2014, 9:25am

Theologian Glen Stassen died April 25 at the age of 78. His books include Kingdom Ethics and Just Peacemaking.

24varielle
Maio 21, 2014, 3:12pm

Polish poet Tadeusz Rozewicz died April 24 at the age of 92. He was the author of They Came to See a Poet and Sobbing Superpower.

25varielle
Maio 22, 2014, 8:05am

26varielle
Jun 18, 2014, 3:29pm

27varielle
Jun 23, 2014, 11:50am

Historian Michael Brock died April 30 at the age of 94. He was author of The Great Reform Act and co-editor of H. H. Asquith's Letters to Venetia Stanley.

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