Michael Crichton has been battling cancer and died yesterday at the age of 66. I've read almost all of Crichton's work. The Great Train Robbery was my favorite. I loved his fictional "introductions" or "acknowledgments" which enhanced the believability of… more
Possibly one of the most famous authors of our generation has died. Arthur Clarke, author of the short story Sentinel which spawned the Kubrik collaboration, 2001 Space Odyssey, died in Sri Lanka today (tomorrow in Sri Lanka).
Apparently author Dawn Thompson has passed away. Dawn was an award winning author of otherworldy and historical romances. Edited to add: You can make a donation on behalf of Ms. Thompson to the Havens Foundation. You can read more about… more
Source: © William Coupon/CORBIS. Norman Mailer, a two time Pulitizer Prize winner, died from renal failure at the age of 84 on Saturday. Mailer’s award winning books were The Armies of the Night which his his account of the peace… more