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B. 2013-11-17 Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies aged 94 England
C. 2013-10-10 Canadian wins Nobel in literature Sweden
D. 2013-10-02 Spy novelist Tom Clancy dies aged 66 Baltimore
E. 2013-08-30 Poet Seamus Heaney dies aged 74 Dublin, Ireland
F. 2013-08-20 Elmore Leonard, crime novelist, dies aged 87 Detroit
G. 2013-06-25 I Am Legend author Matheson dies Los Angeles
H. 2013-05-03 To Kill A Mockingbird author sues Monroeville, Alabama
I. 2013-03-22 Nigerian author Chinua Achebe dies Nigeria
2012-10-11 Chinese author Mo Yan wins Nobel Sweden

  Canadian wins Nobel in literature  82-year-old author Alice Munro whose books include Dear Life and Dance of the Happy Shades, has won the 2013 Nobel Prize Spy novelist Tom Clancy dies aged 66  Best-selling US author Tom Clancy, known to millions for his Jack Ryan series of novels, has died aged 66, his publisher has confirmed Poet Seamus Heaney dies aged 74 Map of Dublin Ireland  Seamus Heaney, acclaimed by many as the best Irish poet since WB Yeats, has died aged 74 Elmore Leonard, crime novelist, dies aged 87  US crime writer Elmore Leonard, author of such books as Get Shorty, Maximum Bob and Out of Sight, has died at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke I Am Legend author Matheson dies  US sci-fi and fantasy writer Richard Matheson, who wrote the 1954 vampire novel I Am Legend, has died aged 87 To Kill A Mockingbird author sues   Harper Lee has sued a literary agent she says tricked her into assigning him the copyright on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Nigerian author Chinua Achebe dies
Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies aged 94


year 2013 Top ^

Nov.17   England
  Her best-known works include The Golden Notebook, Memoirs of a Survivor and The Summer Before the Dark
Oct.10   Sweden
Oct.2   Baltimore
Aug.30   Ireland
Aug.20   Detroit
Jun.25   Los Angeles
May.3   Alabama
Mar.22   Nigeria
  Renowned Nigerian author Chinua Achebe has died at the age of 82 after a brief illness. The writer and academic wrote more than 20 works


year 2012 Top ^

Oct.11   Sweden
  The Swedish Academy praised his work which 'with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary'
Jul.31   Los Angeles US author Gore Vidal dies aged 86   Celebrated writer and political commentator Gore Vidal has died aged 86 of complications from pneumonia Jul.6   Colombia Gabriel Garcia Marquez 'has dementia'   The brother of Gabriel Garcia Marquez says that the Colombian writer and winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature is suffering from dem... Jun.26   Seattle Hollywood writer Nora Ephron dies  Screenwriter and director Nora Ephron, who penned such films as When Harry Met Sally and Sleepless in Seattle, has died at the age of 71 Jun.6   Los Angeles Author Ray Bradbury dies, aged 91  Bradbury wrote hundreds of novels, short stories, plays and television and film scripts in a career dating back to the 1940s

year 2011 Top ^

Dec.15   Houston Writer Christopher Hitchens dies   British author, literary critic and journalist Christopher Hitchens has died, aged 62, according to Vanity Fair magazine Oct.6   Sweden   Swedish poet wins Nobel Literature prize
  Tomas Transtromer won the Nobel Prize in literature. He beat out bookies' favorites Bob Dylan and Haruki Murakami

year 2010 Top ^

Nov.10   Seattle Amazon row over paedophile book  A self-published guide giving advice to paedophiles that is for sale through online retailer is stirring up controversy on the internet Oct.7   Sweden   Vargas Llosa wins Nobel Prize in literature
  Mario Vargas Llosa says he is surprised and 'very grateful'


year 2009 Top ^

Jul.19   New York Best-selling author McCourt dies  78-year-old Frank McCourt, Irish-American author of best-seller Angela's Ashes, has died of cancer Jan.27   New England Novelist Updike dies of cancer   Renowned novelist John Updike has died at the age of 76. He had been suffering from lung cancer

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.25   London Playwright Harold Pinter dies   Nobel Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter, whose works displayed a despair about the human condition, has died at 78 Oct.9   France Author Le Clezio wins Nobel prize  The 68-year-old novelist Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio has been awarded this year's Nobel Prize for Literature

year 2007 Top ^

Jul.20   London Fans receive final Potter book
  The seventh book in the series went on sale across the world. JK Rowling read excerpts to 500 devotees at Natural History Museum


year 2006 Top ^

Nov.20   USA Murdoch cancels OJ Simpson plans

year 2003 Top ^

Apr.26   England Harry Potter author richer than Queen


year 2002 Top ^

Nov.3   England Harry Potter premiere II


year 2001 Top ^

Nov.17   USA Harry Potter sets box office record  The adventure of the boy wizard grossed $31.3 million in its debut, the highest single-day take ever


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2013
10/02 Spy novelist Tom Clancy dies aged 66
08/20 Elmore Leonard, crime novelist, dies aged 87
06/25 I Am Legend author Matheson dies
05/03 To Kill A Mockingbird author sues
11/17 Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies aged 94
10/10 Canadian wins Nobel in literature
2012
07/31 US author Gore Vidal dies aged 86
06/26 Hollywood writer Nora Ephron dies
06/06 Author Ray Bradbury dies, aged 91
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10/11 Chinese author Mo Yan wins Nobel
2011
12/15 Writer Christopher Hitchens dies
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10/06 Swedish poet wins Nobel Literature prize
2010
11/10 Amazon row over paedophile book
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10/07 Vargas Llosa wins Nobel Prize in literature
2009
07/19 Best-selling author McCourt dies
01/27 Novelist Updike dies of cancer
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2008 Your ad is here
12/25 Playwright Harold Pinter dies
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2007 Your ad is here
07/20 Fans receive final Potter book
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2006
11/20 Murdoch cancels OJ Simpson plans
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04/26 Harry Potter author richer than Queen
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11/03 Harry Potter premiere II
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2001
11/17 Harry Potter sets box office record
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