Deaths in May - 2016
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Theologian Rev. Dennis Nineham died May 9 at the age of 94. His books include The Use and Abuse of the bible and Christianity Mediaeval and Modern.
Swedish artist Carl Fredrik Reutersward died may 3 at the age of 81. He wrote titta, jag ar osynlig!.
Basketball scout Howard Garfinkel died May 9 at the age of 86. He wrote Five-Star Basketball Drills and More Five-Star Basketball Drills.
Poet Michael S. Harper died May 7 at the age of 78. His books include The Vintage Book of African American poetry and Every Shut Eye Ain't Asleep.
Cricket commentator Tony Cozier died May 11 at the age of 75. His books include Wisden History of the Cricket World Cup and The West Indies: Fifty Years of Test Cricket.
Lawyer Michael Ratner died May 11 at the age of 72. His books include Guantanamo: What the World Should Know and Against War in Iraq: An Anti-War Primer.
Self-help specialist John Bradshaw died May 8 at the age of 82. His books include Healing the Shame that Binds You and Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child.
Author Katherine Dunn died May 11 at the age of 70. Her books include Geek Love, Attic and Truck.
Museum director Martin Friedman died May 9 at the age of 90. His books include Hockney Paints the Stage and Close Reading: Chuck Close and the Artist Portrait.
Charity leader Ernest W. Michel died May 7 at the age of 92. His Holocaust memoir was called Promises to Keep.
Architect Romaldo Giurgola died May 16 at the age of 95. He wrote Louis I. Kahn, Luminous Simplicity and Architectural Constants.
Neo-expressionist painter Louisa Chase died May 8 at the age of 65. Her work can be seen in Louisa Chase: Paintings.
Porcelain expert Geoffrey Godden, best known for his appearance on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow, died May 10 at the age of 87. His many books include Encyclopaedia of British Pottery and Porcelain Marks and Godden's Guide to English Porcelain.
Collector of Soviet political art, David King died May 11 at the age of 73. His books include The Commissar Vanishes and Red Star Over Russia.
Historian of modern Germany, Fritz Stern died May 18 at the age of 90. His books include The Varieties of history and Gold and Iron.
Musician and actor Paul McDowell died May 2 at the age of 84. He wrote Dope Opera and a memoir "All Those Lives" which doesn't seem to be on LT.
Chinese author Yang Jiang died May 25 at the age of 104. Her books include We Three and A Cadre School Life.
Former U. S. Forest Service Chief Jack Ward Thomas died May 26. He wrote Creating a Forestry for the 21st Century and Elk of North America.
Psychologist specializing in memory Suzanne Corkin died May 24 at the age of 79. Her books include Permanent Present Tense and Alzheimer's Disease: A Report of Progress in Research.
New Yorker cartoonist Frank Modell died May 27 at the age of 98. His books include One Zillion Valentines, Seen any Cats? and Tooley Tooley.
Robyn Sisman has died on May 20th of cancer, aged 66. She was a notable publisher - she encouraged Robert Harris to write Fatherland among other successes - and also wrote novels: Chick-Lit, contemporary Fiction or Romance depending which tag you pick. She was born in Los Angeles but spent most of her productive life in England.
Her books include Weekend in Paris and Just Friends
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