Harlan Ellison
Died 28th Jun 2018

7 months ago

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Ursula le Guin
Died 22nd Jan 2018

1 year ago

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Lillian Ross
Died 20th Sep 2017

1 year ago

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Jerry Pournelle
Died 8th Sep 2017

1 year ago

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Jay Cronley
Died 26th Feb 2017

2 years ago

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Stéphane Hessel
Died 26th Feb 2013

6 years ago

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Arturo Uslar Pietri
Died 26th Feb 2001

18 years ago

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Howard Hanson
Died 26th Feb 1981

38 years ago

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(819) 540-1090, died 28th Jun 2018 (7 months ago)


Harlan Jay Ellison (May 27, 1934 – June 28, 2018) was an American writer, known for his prolific and influential work in New Wave speculative fiction, and for his outspoken, combative personality. His published works include over 1,700 short stories, novellas, screenplays, comic book scripts, teleplays, essays, a wide range of criticism covering literature, film, television, and print media Some of his best-known work includes the Star Trek episode "The City on the Edge of Forever", A Boy and His Dog, "I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream", and "'Repent, Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman", and as editor and anthologist for Dangerous Visions (1967) and Again, Dangerous Visions (1972) Ellison won numerous awards, including multiple Hugos, Nebulas, and Edgars

Ursula le Guin, died 22nd Jan 2018 (1 year ago)


Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (; October 21, 1929 – January 22, 2018) was an American novelist She worked mainly in the genres of fantasy and science fiction She also authored children's books, short stories, poetry, and essays Her writing was first published in the 1960s and often depicted futuristic or imaginary alternative worlds in politics, the natural environment, gender, religion, sexuality, and ethnography...

Lillian Ross, died 20th Sep 2017 (1 year ago)


Lillian Ross (June 8, 1918 – September 20, 2017) was an American journalist and author, who was a staff writer at The New Yorker for seven decades, beginning in 1945 Her novelistic reporting and writing style, shown in early stories about Ernest Hemingway and John Huston, are widely understood as a primary influence on what would later be called "literary journalism" or "new journalism."

3379120632, died 8th Sep 2017 (1 year ago)


Jerry Eugene Pournelle (August 7, 1933 – September 8, 2017) was an American science fiction writer, essayist, and journalist who contributed for many years to the computer magazine Byte in the 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s In 2011, he joined journalist Gina Smith, pundit John C Dvorak, political cartoonist Ted Rall and several other Byte.com staff reporters to launch an independent tech and political news site aNewDomain. Pournelle served as President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 1973 and served aNewDomain Media as its director until his death He is recognized as the first author to have written a published book contribution using a word processor on a personal computer, in 1977.

3238918412, died 30th Aug 2017 (1 year ago)


Louise Lynn Hay (October 8, 1926 – August 30, 2017) was an American motivational author and the founder of Hay House She authored several New Thought self-help books, including the 1984 book, You Can Heal Your Life.

Richard Gordon, died 11th Aug 2017 (1 year ago)


Gordon Stanley Ostlere (15 September 1921 – 11 August 2017), better known by his pen name Richard Gordon, was an English surgeon and anaesthetist As Richard Gordon, Ostlere wrote numerous novels, screenplays for film and television and accounts of popular history, mostly dealing with the practice of medicine He was best known for a long series of comic novels on a medical theme beginning with Doctor in the House, and the subsequent film, television, radio and stage adaptations His The Alarming History of Medicine was published in 1993, and he followed this with The Alarming History of Sex. Gordon studied at Selwyn College, Cambridge, and worked as an anaesthetist at St...