Deaths in - May 2018

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Deaths in - May 2018

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3varielle
Editado: Maio 15, 2018, 12:56pm

Naturalist specializing in bears Charlie Russell died May 7 at the age of 76. His books include Grizzly Heart and Grizzly Seasons: Life with the Brown Bears of Kamchatka .

Ecologist & botanist David Goodall died May 10 at the age of 104. His books include Hot deserts and arid shrublands and Mediterranean-type shrublands .

Microbiologist Stanley Falkow died May 5 at the age of 84. His books include Molecular genetics of bacterial pathogenesis : a tribute to Stanley Falkow and The Prokaryotes .

Boy, it's been a bad week for scientists. Ever notice that people in similar professions all tend to go together?

4varielle
Editado: Maio 14, 2018, 8:45am

Physicist David Pine died May 3 at the age of 93. His books include The Many-Body problem and Elementary Excitations in Solids.

Former NFL coach Chuck Knox died May 12 at the age of 86. His autobiography was called Hard Knox: The Life of an NFL Coach.

5patchygirl
Editado: Maio 14, 2018, 2:37pm

Gardener and plantswoman Beth Chatto died at 94 on 13th May. Her best known book is The Dry Garden.

6varielle
Editado: Maio 15, 2018, 11:17am

Publisher and editor Adam Palfrey died May 10 at the age of 61. He edited Apocalypse Culture and Love, Sex, Fear, Death.

Prolific author Tom Wolfe died May 14 at the age of 87. His many books include The Bonfire of the Vanities, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, A Man in Full, I Am Charlotte Simmons: A Novel,
The Right Stuff and From Bauhaus to Our House. :'(

7varielle
Editado: Maio 16, 2018, 11:58am

8varielle
Maio 17, 2018, 8:55am

Acting coach Harold Guskin died May 10 at the age of 76. He wrote How to Stop Acting and Down The Shore.

9varielle
Maio 18, 2018, 9:08am

Prolific historian Richard Pipes died May 17 at the age of 94. He is best known for Communism: A History and The Russian Revolution .

10varielle
Maio 19, 2018, 4:24pm

Beat poet and author Bobbie Louise Hawkins died May 4 at the age of 87. Her work includes My Own Alphabet , Almost Everything and One Small Saga.

12PossMan
Maio 21, 2018, 7:30am

Joe Thomson died May 12th 2018 age 70. He wrote Family Law in Scotland, Delictual Liability and Scots Private Law.

13varielle
Maio 21, 2018, 3:09pm

Author and presidential speech writer Richard N. Goodwin died May 20 at the age of 86. His books include Remembering America: A Voice from the Sixties and Promises To Keep: A Call For A New American Revolution .

14varielle
Editado: Maio 22, 2018, 8:21am

Scholar of Islamic history, Bernard Lewis died May 19 at the age of 101. His many books include What went Wrong?: The Clash Between Islam and Modernity and The Middle East: 2000 Years of History.

15varielle
Editado: Maio 23, 2018, 12:25pm

Renowned author Philip Roth died May 22 at the age of 85. Some of his best known works include Portnoy's Complaint, Goodbye, Columbus and Letting Go.

16lriley
Maio 23, 2018, 9:40am

#15--Roth was a great writer IMO.

17varielle
Editado: Maio 23, 2018, 12:36pm

Artist Geoffrey Hendricks died May 12 at the age of 86. His work includes Critical Mass: Happenings, Fluxus, Performance, Intermedia, and Rutgers University and
Four hands examining the color of a thought: Collaborations .

Championship golfer and former head of the LPGA Carol Mann died May 20 at the age of 77. She wrote The 19th Hole: Favorite Golf Stories.

18varielle
Maio 24, 2018, 8:48am

Grandmother and war protester Joan Wile died May 4 at the age of 86. She wrote Grandmothers Against the War: How We Got Off Our Fannies and Stood Up for Peace.

19varielle
Maio 26, 2018, 7:59am

Political analyst Angelo Falcon died May 24 at the age of 66. He wrote Atlas of Stateside Puerto Ricans.

20varielle
Editado: Maio 26, 2018, 7:01pm

Astronaut Alan Bean died May 26 at the age of 86. His books include Apollo: An Eyewitness Account, My Life as an Astronaut and Painting Apollo.

22varielle
Maio 27, 2018, 7:54pm

Sci-Fi editor Gardner R. Dozois died May 27 at the age of 70. A few of his many works include Dangerous Women, Wizards: Magical Tales From the Masters of Modern Fantasy, Rogues and Songs of Love & Death .

23varielle
Editado: Maio 28, 2018, 9:32am

YA author Richard Peck died May 23 at the age of 84. His books include A Long Way from Chicago, A Year Down Yonder and The Teacher’s Funeral.

24varielle
Maio 31, 2018, 7:13am

Screenwriter Josh Greenfield died on May11 at th age of 90. He wrote about his son’s autism in A Child Called Noah and A Place for Noah.

25varielle
Editado: Jun 2, 2018, 7:23pm

Literary agent Elaine Markson died May 21 at the age of 87. She wrote Home Again, Home Again.

Restaurateur Ella Brennan died May 31 at the age of 92. She wrote The Commander’s Palace New Orleans Cookbook and Miss Ella’s Commander’s Palace.

26varielle
Editado: Jun 7, 2018, 10:34am

Playwright Joe Pintauro died May 29 st the age of87. His work includes Metropolitan Operas 27 Short Plays, By the Sea, By the Sea, By the Beautiful Sea and Raft of the Medusa.

Former Munchkin Jerry Maren died May 30 at the age of 98. His memoir was called Short and Sweet: The Life and Times of the Lollipop Munchkin.

27mnleona
Jun 7, 2018, 9:48pm

>26 varielle: I just finished watching the Wizard of Oz.

28PossMan
Jun 11, 2018, 5:06am

Playwright Tom Murphy died May 15th 2018 aged 83. His many works include Whistle in the Dark, and The Sanctuary Lamp

29varielle
Jun 11, 2018, 10:01am

Law professor Effa Okupa died May 2 at the age of 82. She wrote Carrying the Sun on our Backs: Unfolding German Colonialism in Namibia.

30PossMan
Jun 13, 2018, 7:28am

Martin Hoffman a bridge champion died May 15th 2018. He wrote Hoffman on Pairs Play and Bridge Defence in Depth.

31PossMan
Jun 23, 2018, 6:29am

Miriam Griffin died May 16th 2018 age 82. She wrote many books on classical themes including Nero, End of a Dynasty and Seneca: A Philosopher in Politics. Guardian obituary here:-
https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/jun/19/miriam-griffin-obituary

32varielle
Jul 10, 2018, 1:28pm

Classics scholar Miriam Griffin died May 16 at the age of 82. Her works include Nero: The End of a Dynasty and A Companion to Julius Caesar.

33PossMan
Jul 23, 2018, 7:37am

Barrister and writer Edmund Romilly died May 12th 2018 aged 66. He wrote Skinner, "The Barn", and "Victims".

34Crypto-Willobie
Editado: Ago 15, 2018, 8:42pm

Alvin B. Kernan, leading Shakespeare scholar and former Graduate School dean at Princeton, died May 17 at the age of 94. He was the author of Shakespeare, the King's Playwright: Theater in the Stuart Court, 1603-1613, The Cankered Muse: Satire of the English Renaissance, and he edited the widely used anthology Modern Shakespearean criticism: essays on style, dramaturgy, and the major plays, among many other publications. Appreciation here: https://www.princeton.edu/news/2018/06/12/alvin-kernan-leading-shakespeare-schol...

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