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Deaths in January - 2019

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1varielle
Jan 2, 2019, 2:17pm

Actor and comedian Bob Einstein died January 2 at the age of 76 . He wrote This is my first magic book so I'm a little nervous.

2varielle
Jan 3, 2019, 2:54pm

Journalist and war correspondent Perry Deane Young died New Year's Day at the age of 77. His books include The David Kopay Story: An Extraordinary Self-Revelation (ghost writer), God's Bullies: Power, Politics and Religious Tyranny and Lesbians and Gays and Sports.

3varielle
Jan 4, 2019, 8:26am

Executive who led Southwest Airlines, Herb Kelleher died January 3 at the age of 87. His wit and wisdom can be found in "The Sky's The Limit": A commemorative collection of Herb Kelleher's Catchy Comments.

5varielle
Jan 12, 2019, 4:11pm

Shirley Boone wife of singer Pat Boone, died January 11 at the age of 84. Her books include The Honeymoon Is Over and One Woman's Liberation.

6PossMan
Jan 14, 2019, 7:47am

Judy Turner who also wrote as Katie Flynn and Judith Saxton died January 1st 2019 aged 82.

7varielle
Editado: Jan 14, 2019, 8:33am

Theologian Lamin Sanneh died January 6 at the age of 76. His many books include Whose Religion Is Christianity?: The Gospel beyond the West, Translating the Message: The Missionary Impact on Culture, Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity and The Changing Face of Christianity: Africa, the West, and the World.

Mathematician Michael Francis Atiyah died January 11 at the age of 89. His many books include Introduction to Commutative Algebra , K-Theory and The Geometry and Physics of Knots .

Prolific children's book author John Burningham died January 4 at the age of 82. He wrote Mr. Gumpy's Outing, Hey! Get Off Our Train and Mr. Gumpy's Motor Car.

First woman to preside over the D.C. Appeals Court and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Patricia Wald died January 12 at the age of 90. She wrote Tyrants on Trial: Keeping Order in the Courtroom .

8varielle
Editado: Jan 15, 2019, 11:18am

Advertising executive Lester Wunderman died January 9 at the age of 98. He wrote Being Direct: Making Advertising Pay.

Former Yankee baseball player Mel Stottlemyre died on January 13 at the age of 77. He wrote Pride and Pinstripes: The Yankees, Mets, and Surviving Life's Challenges.

Novelist and journalist Francine du Plessix Gray died January 13 at the age of 88. Her many works include Them: A Memoir of Parents, At Home with the Marquis de Sade: A Life , The Queen's Lover ,
and Simone Weil (Penguin Lives).

Actress Carol Channing died January 15 at the age of 97. Her memoir was called Just Lucky I Guess.

9varielle
Editado: Jan 17, 2019, 4:02pm

Investment firm executive John C. Bogle died January 16 at the age of 88. His books include The Little Book of Common Sense Investing , Common Sense on Mutual Funds: New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor and Enough: True Measures of Money, Business, and Life.

Poet Mary Oliver died January 17 at the age of 83. A few of her collections include A Poetry Handbook , New and Selected Poems: Volume One, Thirst: Poems , Why I Wake Early: New Poems and
American Primitive .

11varielle
Editado: Jan 20, 2019, 8:48am

Cancer researcher John Mendelsohn died January 7 at the age of 82. He wrote The Molecular Basis of Cancer.

Walter Chandoha, a photographer who specialized in cats, died January 11 at the age of 98. His work includes Walter Chandoha's Book of Kittens and Cats, 100 Garden Tips and Timesavers , The Literary Gardener , Mind your manners! and From Kittens To Cats .

Sociologist Nathan Glazer died January 19 at the age of 95. His books include The Lonely Crowd , American Judaism , Beyond the Melting Pot, Second Edition: The Negroes, Puerto Ricans, Jews and We Are All Multiculturalists Now .

12varielle
Editado: Jan 22, 2019, 7:54pm

Former US Senator Harris Wofford died January 19 at the age of 92. His books include Embers of the World and Of Kennedys and Kings.

Actress Kaye Ballard died January 22 at the age of 93. Her memoir was calledHow I lost 10 pounds in 53 Years.

13varielle
Jan 23, 2019, 7:47am

Pulitzer prize winning writer Russell Baker died January 21 at the age of 93. A few of his books include Growing Up, The Good Times , Russell Baker's Book of American Humor and Norton Book of Light Verse .

14ghr4
Jan 23, 2019, 10:59am

>13 varielle: Very sad to read that today. Russell Baker was always one of my favorites. A great journalist and columnist, but it's his wonderful memoir Growing Up that stands out for me.

16varielle
Jan 25, 2019, 8:34am

South African writer and former political prisoner Hugh Lewin died January 16 at the age of 79. His books include Jafta, Jafta and the wedding and Bandiet: Seven Years in a South African Prison.

17varielle
Editado: Jan 26, 2019, 6:16pm

Composer Michel Legrand died January 26 at the age of 86. He wrote Michel's Mixed-up Musical Bird and The Michel Legrand Songbook.

18Crypto-Willobie
Jan 27, 2019, 2:00pm

Shakespeare scholar and college professor Dr. Beatrice Batson died January 19 at the age of 98. She was the author of various works on Shakespeare and religion including Shakespeare's Christianity: The Protestant and Catholic Poetics of Julius Caesar, Macbeth, and Hamlet. Obituary here: https://obits.tennessean.com/obituaries/Tennessean/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&...

19varielle
Jan 28, 2019, 8:28am

ArchaeologistLamia al-Gailani died January 16 at the age of 80. She wrote Studies in Babylonian Cylinder Seals.

20varielle
Fev 4, 2019, 12:01pm

Artist Susan Hiller died January 28 at the age of 78. Her work includes Dreams: Visions of the Night, The Myth of Primitivism, After the Freud Museum and Susan Hiller : recall : selected works 1969-2004.

22varielle
Editado: Fev 6, 2019, 3:36pm

Business executive Albert J. Dunlap known as "Chainsaw Al", died January 25 at the age of 81. He wrote Mean Business: How I Save Bad Companies and Make Good Companies Great.

Constitutional scholar William W. Van Alstyne died January 29 at the age of 84. His books include The American First Amendment in the Twenty-First Century and Interpretations of the First Amendment.

Historian Leonard Dinnerstein died January 22 at the age of 84. His books include Natives and strangers : Blacks, Indians, and immigrants in America , Antisemitism in America and The Leo Frank Case.

Linguist Miguel Civil died January 13 at the age of 92. His books include The lexical texts in the Schøyen Collection and The Sag-tablet, lexical texts in the Ashmolean Museum.

Long time Brooklyn district attorney, Charles J. Hynes died January 29 at the age of 83. He wrote Incident at Howard Beach: The Case For Murder .

23varielle
Fev 7, 2019, 9:16am

Business executive behind the Canadian chain Tim Horton's, Ron Joyce died January 31 at the age of 88. His autobiography was called Always Fresh: The Untold Story of Tim Horton's by the Man Who Created a Canadian Empire.

24varielle
Editado: Fev 9, 2019, 1:25am

Dr. Doris L. Wethers died January 28 at the age of 91.. She wrote Selecting a Pediatric Residency.

Dr. . John G. Gunderson. Died January 11 at the age of 76. His books include Borderline Personality Disorder: A Clinical Guide, Understanding and Treating Borderline Personality Disorder and Beyond Borderline.

Prolific children’s writer Jan Wahl died January 29 at the age of 87. His better known works include Humphrey’s Bear and Emily and the Snowflake.

25varielle
Fev 11, 2019, 11:44am

Musician and biographer Nancy B. Reich died January 31 at the age of 94. She wrote Clara Schumann : the artist and the woman .

27PossMan
Mar 2, 2019, 10:01am

Biographer Ronald Hayman died January 20th 2019 aged 86. He wrote many books including a life of Sylvia Plath The Death and Life of Sylvia Plath and A Biography of Kafka.

28PossMan
Abr 1, 2019, 7:57am

Philiosopher Margaret Chatterjee died January 3rd 2019 aged 93.

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