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  1. News - World - LITERATURE

    Obituary: Garcia Marquez, an influence ‘all over the planet’

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:52am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Gabriel Garcia Marquez was an enormous influence on a huge number of writers worldwide, in particular through his 1967 novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude”. Far beyond South America and the wider Hispanic world, Garcia Marquez’s infl ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - PHILOSOPHY

    Jack Smart believed consciousness was a direct result of brain processes

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 01:13am by The Guardian

    ... Jane O'Grady Philosopher Jack Smart, who died last month aged 92, was a pioneer of physicalism, which proposes consciousness as a physical brain function Unifying thought with true chemical processes Jack Smart, who has died aged 92, changed the cour ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books

    Rewind book: The Year of Living Dangerously, by Christopher Koch (1978)

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 09:05am by ED PETERS

    ... Ed Peters The Year of Living Dangerously by Christopher Koch HarperCollins After Christopher Koch died last September, it was inevitable that The Year of Living Dangerously would feature prominently in his obituaries. Koch used to state rather forcefully that he had written several other books, and that he considered some of them better. Protest though he might, it is the tale ...

  4. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Indian sitar virtuoso, Beatles muse Ravi Shankar dies at 92

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:52pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Ravi Shankar, the sitar player and composer described as the “godfather of world music” by Beatles guitarist George Harrison, has died. He was 92. Shankar, who first performed internationally as a child, devoted his adult life to Indian classica ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books

    Banned books: a top five

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... and Shen was forced to clean toilets after his attempts to explain his failures as a communist fell on deaf ears. A New York Times obituary noted that his death in 1988 was not reported in China. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Book review: The Riddle of the Labyrinth, by Margalit Fox

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by Matti Friedman

    ... in The Riddle of the Labyrinth. Yet after Kober's death in 1950, she was forgotten. Fox, an obituary writer at The New York Times, set out to rectify this, and by retrieving a woman who might ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - MEDIA

    Book review: Out of Print, by George Brock

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 04:36pm by Vernon Ram

    ... Vernon Ram Out of Print- Newspapers, Journalism and the Business of News in the Digital Age by George Brock Kogan Page 4 stars Vernon Ram Out of Print is not, as one might initially suspect, an obituary for the print media. It is the deft handiwork of Professor George Brock, head of the Graduate School of Journalism at London's City University. It encapsulates ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BLUE NOTES ROBIN LYNAM

    Blue Notes: Derek Watkins remembered

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam The deaths of jazz musicians often feature on the obituary pages of British newspapers, but the late trumpeter Derek Watkins could be the first to have made the obituary column in the satirical magazine Private Eye. That column, which always begins with the words "So farewell then …" and is credited to the fictional E.J. Thribb (17½), offers a portentously banal ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BLUE NOTES ROBIN LYNAM

    Blue Notes: Jazz greats who died recently, by Robin Lynam

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 05:19pm by Robin Lynam

    ... Most obituaries have drawn attention to his strong influence on two of the current leaders in the world of jazz guitar, Pat Metheny and Bill Frisell, both of whom recorded with him. "Jim ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Blue Notes: George Duke's final album 'Dreamweaver'

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... it is a balanced representation of the different facets of Duke's talents, and includes examples of all the styles of music he played. Although most obituaries called him a jazz keyboardist, much ...




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