Deaths in May - 2016

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Deaths in May - 2016

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Editado: Maio 11, 2016, 2:41pm

Astrologer Jonathan Cainer died May 2 at the age of 58. His books include Cosmic ordering, The Complete Book of the Zodiac and The Psychic Explorer.

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.

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Editado: Maio 12, 2016, 12:53pm

Writer and editor Sally Brampton died May 10 at the age of 60. Her books include Shoot the Damn Dog: A Memoir of Depression and Concerning Lily.

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.

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Editado: Maio 13, 2016, 11:04am

Lawyer and Kennedy assasination conspiracy theorist Mark Lane died May 10 at the age of 89. His books include Plausible Denial and Rush to Judgment.

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.

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Editado: Maio 16, 2016, 10:40am

Former press officer for The Beatles, Tony Barrow died May 14 at the age of 80. His books include John, Paul, George, Ringo and Me: The Real Beatles Story and Paul McCartney - Nopw and Then.

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.

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Editado: Maio 17, 2016, 11:58am

Ad man Bill Backer who taught the world to sing in the famed Coca-Cola commercial, died May 13 at the age of 89. He wrote The Care and Feeding of Ideas.

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.

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Editado: Maio 18, 2016, 1:20pm

Comic book artist Darwyn Cooke died May 14 at the age of 53. Examples of his many works can be seen in Richard Stark's Parker: The Hunter and DC: The New Frontier.

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.

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Editado: Maio 19, 2016, 10:44am

Biographer Robert W. Gutman died May 13 at the age of 90. His books include Mozart: A cultural Biography and Richard Wagner: The Man, His Mind, and His Music.

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.

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Maio 19, 2016, 12:53pm

CBS and 60 Minutes news correspondent Morley Safer died May 19 at the age of 84. He wrote Flashbacks: On Returning to Vietnam. :'(

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Editado: Maio 20, 2016, 1:09pm

Political scientist Susan Tolchin died May 18 at the age of 75. Her books include The Angry American: How Voter Rage is Changing the Nation and Buying Into America.

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.

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Editado: Maio 20, 2016, 7:43pm

Actor Alan Young died May 19 at the age of 96. He wrote Mister Ed and Me.

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Maio 23, 2016, 9:11am

Art historian Hugh Honour died May 20 at the age of 88. His many books include The Visual Arts: A History and The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture.

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Editado: Maio 23, 2016, 6:17pm

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Maio 26, 2016, 12:00pm

Cartoonist Mell Lazarus died May 24 at the age of 89. His books include Miss Peach, The Boss is Crazy, Too and The Momma Treasury.

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Editado: Maio 27, 2016, 6:19pm

Ballroom dancer Peggy Spencer died May 25 at the age of 95. She wrote The Joy of Dancing.

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.

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Editado: Maio 31, 2016, 11:30am

Physicist Ronald C. Davidson died may 19 at the age of 74. He wrote Theory of non-neutral plasmas.

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.

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Editado: Jun 1, 2016, 9:58am

Dramatist Bill Macilwraith died May 9 at the age of 88. He wrote The Anniversary: A Comedy in Three Acts.

Scriptwriter Carla Lane died May 30 at the age of 87. Her work includes Bread and Instead of Diamonds.

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Editado: Jun 2, 2016, 12:48pm

Art historian John Rowlands died May 11 at the age of 84. His books include Holbein: The Paintings of Hans Holbein the Younger and Bosch.

Italian politician Marco Pannella died May 19 at the age of 86. His books include Rome, 20th September 1870 and Le nostre storie sono i nostri orti.

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Jun 3, 2016, 3:36pm

Photographer of wild and wonderful architecture John Margolies died May 26 at the age of 76. His books include Pump and Circumstance, Home Away From Home and Fun Along the Road.

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Jun 8, 2016, 8:43am

Scholar Aileen Ward died May 31 at the age of 97. She wrote John Keats: The Making of a Poet.

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Jun 13, 2016, 8:50am

Philosopher Morton White died May 27 at the age of 99. His many books include The Age of Analysis and The Intellectual Versus the City.

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Editado: Jun 22, 2016, 1:16pm

Copying a post from June thread by someone else, but edited - I've seen 3 different ages

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

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/jun/19/robyn-sisman-obituary

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