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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Doris Lessing- a writer full of 'fire and visionary power'- dies at the age of 94

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:30am by AP

    ... that reflected her own improbable journey across the former British empire, died yesterday. She was 94. Her publisher, HarperCollins, said the author of more than 55 works of fiction, opera, nonfiction ... of science fiction. She won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2007. The Swedish Academy praised Lessing for her "scepticism, fire and visionary power". When informed about winning the prize ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1358977/doris-lessing-writer-full-fire-and-visionary-power-dies-age-94
  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    Sci-fi writer who inspired cinema

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Los Angeles Sci-fi writer who inspired cinema Richard Matheson, the science-fiction and fantasy writer whose I Am Legend and The Shrinking Man were transformed into films, has died. He was 87. A spokesman for the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films said Matheson died on Sunday in Los Angeles. No other details were provided. Matheson ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1268811/sci-fi-writer-who-inspired-cinema
  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Hispanic writer Oscar Hijuelos broke down barriers

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Kings became a bestseller and earned him international acclaim. He won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1990, making him the first Hispanic writer to receive that honour. The novel tells ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1331582/hispanic-writer-oscar-hijuelos-broke-down-barriers
  4. News - World - OBITUARY

    Prolific Colombian writer and poet Mutis dies at 90

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... a collection of seven novellas about a wayward and quixotic sailor, considered one of the most memorable characters in fiction of recent decades. Many say the writer mirrored Maqroll. His novels ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1316078/prolific-colombian-writer-and-poet-mutis-dies-90
  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    Cold war thriller writer Tom Clancy dies at age 66

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... with The Hunt for Red October. He sold the manuscript to the first publisher he tried, the Naval Institute Press, which had never bought original fiction. A string of other best-sellers soon followed, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1323185/cold-war-thriller-writer-tom-clancy-dies-age-66
  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    Elmore Leonard, veteran crime American author, dies aged 87

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... and the breakthrough that flew to the top of the bestseller fiction lists and put him on the cover of Newsweek. But he felt the movie Get Shorty really made his a household name. British author Martin Amis ... was irked by what he saw as backhanded accolades, such as The New York Times dubbing him "the greatest living writer of crime fiction". "I don't know what that means," he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1298270/elmore-leonard-veteran-crime-american-author-dies-aged-87
  7. News - World - OBITUARY

    James Gandolfini: TV mobster who created a legend

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... with his portrayal of the head of a fictional New Jersey mob family. Although he shared the character's Italian-American heritage and New Jersey roots, he was known for a reserved demeanour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1265173/james-gandolfini-tv-mobster-who-created-legend
  8. News - China - OBITUARY

    Writer Han Suyin dies at 95

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Han published about 40 books on modern China, including non-fiction, novels set in East Asia, and autobiographic works. She was one of the few foreigners who could visit China frequently ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1074971/writer-han-suyin-dies-95

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