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Deaths in October - 2015

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1varielle
Editado: Out 2, 2015, 1:29pm

Playwright Brian Friel died October 2 at the age of 86. His many works include Translations and Dancing at Lughnasa.

2varielle
Out 5, 2015, 11:16am

Prolific author Henning Mankell died October 5 at the age of 67. Some of his best known works include Faceless Killers and The Dogs of Riga.

3varielle
Editado: Out 8, 2015, 8:33pm

Celebrity Louisiana chef Paul Prudhomme died October 8 at the age of 75. His many books include Chef Paul Prudhomme's Louisiana Kitchen and The Prudhomme Family Cookbook.

4lriley
Out 8, 2015, 8:59pm

#2--Mankell was an extraordinarily good crime novelist.

5varielle
Out 14, 2015, 10:57am

Former Hungarian president Arpad Goncz died October 6 at the age of 83. He was the author of Homecoming and Other Stories and Találkozások.

6varielle
Editado: Out 14, 2015, 2:50pm

Broadcaster Gordon Honeycombe died October 9 at the age of 79. His books include Dragon under the Hill, The Murders of the Black Museum and Year of the Princess.

Presenter for the BBC version of Antiques Roadshow, Hugh Scully died October 8 at the age of 72. He wrote Antiques Roadshow- A-Z of Antiques Hunting.

British politician Lord Howe of Aberavon Geoffrey Howe died October 9 at the age of 88. His memoir was called Conflict of Loyalty.

Journalist W. R. Mitchell died October 7 at the age of 87. His books include Haworth and the Brontes and It's a Long Way to Muckle Flugga.

Chef Anna Pump died October 5 at the age of 81. Her books include The Loaves and Fishes Cookbook and Summer on a Plate.

Jerry Parr, the Secret Service agent who helped save President Reagan when he was shot, has died on October 9 at the age of 85. His memoir was called In the Secret Service.

Former NYPD detective Robert Leuci died October 12 at the age of 75. He wrote All the Centurions.

7varielle
Editado: Out 16, 2015, 3:04pm

Novelist Pauline Neville died October 3 at the age of 91. She wrote Peggy , The Cousins and a memoir In My Father's House. The right Touchstones not available for any of these.

Pioneer of underwater photography Bruce Mozert died October 14 at the age of 98. His book was called Silver Springs: The Underwater Photography of Bruce Mozert.

Feminist historian Rosalyn Fraad Baxandall died October 13 at the age of 76. Her books include America's Working Women, Dear Sisters and Picture Windows.

Trauma expert Henry Krystal died October 9 at the age of 90. His books include Massive Psychic Trauma and Integration and Self-Healing.

Industrial photographer Hilla Becher died October 10 at the age of 81. Her books include Typologies of Industrial Buildings and Basic Forms of industrial Buildings.

POW advocate Sybil Stockdale co-authored with her husband Vice-Admiral James Stockdale, In Love and War. She died october 10 at the age of 90.

8varielle
Out 18, 2015, 1:53pm

Retired news anchor for the CBS affiliate in Charlotte, NC, Doug Mayes died October 16 at the age of 93. He wrote Charlotte: Nothing Could be Finer.

9varielle
Editado: Out 20, 2015, 3:39pm

Writer Sean Graham died October 5 at the age of 95. He wrote The Thousand-Year Tattooist.

Journalist Angus McGill died October 16 at the age of 87. He wrote Live Wires and Pub : A Celebration.

Outdoorsman Skip Yowell died October 14 at the age of 69. He wrote The Hippie Guide to Climbing the Corporate Ladder.

Federal income tax opponent Irwin A. Schiff died October 16 at the age of 87. His books include Federal Mafia and The Biggest Con.

10varielle
Editado: Out 21, 2015, 10:29am

Children's author Vera B. Williams died October 16. Her books include A Chair for My Mother and "More, More, More," Said the Baby.

Egyptian novelist Gamal al-Gitani died October 18 at the age of 70. He is perhaps best known in the West for his book Zayni Barakat.

British politician Michael Meacher died October 21 at the age of 75. His books include The State We Need and Diffusing Power.

11varielle
Out 21, 2015, 3:50pm

Manager of the Everton Football Club, Howard Kendall died October 17 at the age of 69. His autobiography was called Only the Best is Good Enough: The Howard Kendall Story.

12varielle
Editado: Out 22, 2015, 12:03pm

Author Paul West died October 18 at the age of 85. His many books include The Secret Lives of Words and Lord Byron's Doctor.

Publishing executive and editor Gerald C. Gross died October 14 at the age of 94. His books include Editors on Editing and The Responsibility of the Press.

13lriley
Out 22, 2015, 1:11pm

West's 'The very rich hours of Count Von Stauffenberg' is one of the most brilliant books I've ever read.

14varielle
Out 23, 2015, 2:18pm

Childrens' author Diana Pullein-Thompson mainly wrote stories about horses. She died October 21 at the age of 90. A few of her many books include I Wanted a Pony, A Pony to School and A Pony for Sale.

15varielle
Out 24, 2015, 6:32pm

Famed auburn haired actress Maureen O'Hara died October 24 at the age of 95. Her memoir was called 'Tis Herself.

16varielle
Out 26, 2015, 10:47am

Co-founder of Staples, Thomas G. Stemberg died October 23 at the age of 66. He wrote Staples for Success.

17absurdeist
Editado: Out 26, 2015, 11:05pm

Solla Carrock, LibraryThing author, died this past Thursday, October 22nd at the age of 63. She'd been an active member of the LibraryThing community since joining in 2009. In 2012, she founded Running Girl Press, through which she published her first novel in 2013 The Things That Always Were and, later that year, a fantasy novella Eggtooth. Her poetry and short stories appeared in numerous publications over the years, including Naming : Poems by 8 Women and Mothers and Fathers: Being Parents, Remembering Parents. A month before her passing, she published her final work A Fabulous Opera, an anthology of book reviews by LibraryThing members that she co-edited and illustrated. Solla Carrock was a fabulous friend to many here on LibraryThing. She will be sorely missed.

18varielle
Editado: Out 27, 2015, 8:37am

Popular historian Lisa Jardine died October 25 at the age of 71. Her many books include Ingenious Pursuits and Worldly Goods.

Banjo stylist Bill Keith died October 23 at the age of 75. His books include Bill Keith Banjo amd Bluegrass Banjo.

19varielle
Nov 19, 2015, 11:25am

Psychiatrist Dr. Joel Elkes died October 30 at the age of 101. He wrote Dr. Elkhanan Elkes of the Kovno Ghetto: A Son's Holocaust Memoir and Values, Belief and Survival.

20varielle
Nov 30, 2015, 3:58pm

Film critic Penelope Houston died October 26 at the age of 88. She wrote The Contemporary Cinema.

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