Deaths in December - 2018

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Deaths in December - 2018

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Dez 1, 2018, 3:46am

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Dez 6, 2018, 7:43am

Dez 6, 2018, 8:29am

Russian writer Andrei Bitov died December 3 at the age of 81. He is best known in the west for Pushkin House and The Symmetry Teacher: A Novel.

Editado: Dez 6, 2018, 12:02pm

Prolific poet and quiet activist known as the Bubble Lady, Julia Vinograd died December 4 at the age of 75. She had documented the Berkeley, California street scene in her poems since 1967, with collections including Cannibal Carnival, Blues for the Berkeley Inn and Skull & Crosswords.

Editado: Dez 11, 2018, 10:42am

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Pizza entrepreneur Peter Boizot died December 5 at the age of 89. His books include The Pizza Express Cookbook, Pizza Express Cook Book and Mr Pizza and All That Jazz.

Dez 18, 2018, 2:15pm

Actress and director Penny Marshall died december 17 at the age of 75. Her autobiography was called My Mother Was Nuts.

Dez 19, 2018, 12:11pm

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Theater director David Shepherd died on December 17 at the age of 94. He wrote That Movie in Your Head: Guide to Improvising Stories on Video .

Playwright John Ford Noonan died December 16 at the age of 77. His work includes A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking and The year Boston won the pennant (Evergreen original) .

Rosarian David Austin died December 18 at the age of 92. His numerous books include David Austin's English Roses: Glorious New Roses for American Gardens and Old Roses and English Roses .

Editado: Dez 22, 2018, 6:43am

Widow of Dr. Seuss Audrey Geisel died December 19 at the age of 97. She contributed to several of his books including Your Favorite Seuss and Only Dr. Seuss.

Editado: Dez 23, 2018, 7:56pm

Former Irish Times literary critic Eileen Battersby was killed in a car accident on December 21 at the age of 60. Her books include Ordinary Dogs, Second Readings: From Beckett to Black Beauty and Teethmarks on my Tongue.

Editado: Dez 24, 2018, 4:58pm

Psychologist Eleanor Maccoby died December 11 at the age of 101. Her books include The Two Sexes, The Psychology of Sex Differences and The Development of Sex Differences.

Editado: Dez 25, 2018, 3:34pm

South African novelist Justin Cartwright died December 3 at the age of 75. He is best known for The Song Before it is Sung and The Promise of Happiness.

Editado: Dez 26, 2018, 3:26pm

Art historian and cloistered nun, Sister Wendy Beckett who became a sensation with her art history television shows, has died on December 26 at the age of 88. Her many books include The Story of Painting , Sister Wendy's 1000 Masterpieces , A Child's Book of Prayer in Art and Sister Wendy's Book of Saints.

Editado: Dez 27, 2018, 1:55pm

Mystery author Jane Langton died December 22 at the age of 95. Her many works include The Fledgling , The Time Bike , and The Diamond in the Window.

News commentator and limerick writerLarry Eisenberg died December 25 at the age of 99. He wrote The Best Laid Schemes, What Happened to Auguste Clarot? and Limericks for lantzmen.
Ballet star Sono Osato died December 26 at the age of 99. Her memoir was called Distant Dances.

Philosophy professor Sophie Bosede Oluwole died December 23 at the age of 83. She wrote Socrates en Orunmila wat we van Afrikaanse filosofie kunnen leren and Essentials of African Studies, vol. 1.

Editado: Dez 28, 2018, 10:25am

UK politician Paddy Ashdown died December 22 at the age of 77. His books include The Ashdown Diaries. Vol. 1, 1988-1997, A Fortunate Life , The Ashdown Diaries. Vol. 2, 1997-1999 and A Brilliant Little Operation: The Cockleshell Heroes and the Most Courageous Raid of World War 2.

Israeli author Amos Oz died December 28 at the age of 79. His best known works include A Tale of Love and Darkness , Black Box and My Michael.

Editado: Dez 29, 2018, 3:03am

Former Iowa Congressman John C. Culver died December 26 at the age of 86. He wrote American Dreamer: The Life and Times of Henry A. Wallace.

Stage designer Ralph Koltai died December 15 at the age of 94. He wrote Ralph Koltai: Designer for the Stage.

Political scientist David M. O'Brien died December 20 at the age of 67. His many books include Storm Center: The Supreme Court in American Politics , Constitutional Law and Politics, Volume 2: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law and Politics, Volume 1: Struggles for Power and Judges on Judging: Views from the Bench (Chatham House Studies.

Editado: Dez 30, 2018, 10:42am

Former president of Nigeria Shehu Shagari died December 28 at the age of 93. He wrote My Vision of Nigeria.

Dez 31, 2018, 3:19am

Grammy winning lyricist Norman Gimbel died December 17 at the age of 91. His work has been published in The Norman Gimbel Songbook: 50 of the Lyricist's Finest.

Jan 4, 2019, 8:22am

Novelist of the Holocaust, Edgar Hilsenrath died December 30 at the age of 92. His books include Night, The Nazi and the Barber and The Story of the Last Thought.

Jan 5, 2019, 7:22pm

University professor and Shakespeare scholar John R. Ford (-2) died December 24 at age 72. He was the author of Twelfth Night: A Guide to the Play, and many journal articles. Obit here:

Editado: Jan 9, 2019, 12:56pm

Georges Loinger, a French Jew who fought with the Resistance and smuggled hundreds of Jewish children to Switzerland during the war, died on December 28 at the age of 108. He wrote L'odyssée d'un résistant : témoignage d'un centenaire, enfant d'Alsace.

Novelist Brian Garfield died December 29 at the age of 79. His books include The Thousand-Mile War, Hopscotch and The Paladin.

Nobel winning scientist Roy J. Glauber died December 26 at the age of 93. His work includes Quantum Theory of Optical Coherence: Selected Papers and Lectures and Directions in Quantum Optics.

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Keith Small died December 6th 2018 aged 59. Although a Christian scholar he also wrote on Islamic texts and his researches described in his book Textual Criticism and Quran Manuscripts suggested that the Quran was not an original manuscript.

Editado: Fev 6, 2019, 3:34pm

Expert on defense studies, Prof. Martin Edmonds died December 8 at the age of 79. His books include New security paradigms and South Africa and naval power at the millennium .

Convicted spy Morton Sobell died December 26 at the age of 101. He wrote On Doing Time.

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