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RiP Sue Townsend 

15 April 2014

British author Sue Townsend has died, aged 68. Townsend was the creator of the bestselling ‘Adrian Mole’ series, beginning with The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13¾ (Penguin) in...

RiP Doris Pilkington Garimara 

15 April 2014

Author Doris Pilkington Garimara has died, aged 76. University of Queensland Press writes:‘Indigenous writer Doris Pilkington Garimara passed away peacefully on April 10, surrounded by family in Perth. Doris was...

RiP Marek Palka 

12 March 2014

Marek Palka, former managing director of Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand, has died, aged 64. Oxford University Press writes: ‘Past and present staff of Oxford University Press express our deep...

RiP Mavis Gallant 

26 February 2014

Canadian writer Mavis Gallant has died, aged 91. Gallant is the author of two novels and numerous volumes of short fiction, as well as more than 100 short stories published...

RiP Alan Gilderdale 

8 January 2014

New Zealand children’s book illustrator Alan Gilderdale has died, aged 89. Gilderdale is best known as the illustrator of the popular ‘Little Yellow Digger’ series of picture books, written by...

RiP Paul Torday 

6 January 2014

British author Paul Torday died in late December, aged 67. Torday is best known for his debut novel Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (Hachette), which was released when he was 61....

RiP Elizabeth Jane Howard 

6 January 2014

UK author Elizabeth Jane Howard has died, aged 90. Howard wrote 15 novels in a career that spanned seven decades, including ‘The Cazalet Chronicles’, a series of five novels, beginning...

RiP Charlotte Zolotow 

26 November 2013

US children’s book author and editor Charlotte Zolotow has died, aged 98. Zolotow was the author of more than 70 illustrated children’s books, beginning with The Park Book (HarperCollins) in 1944....

RiP Barbara Park 

19 November 2013

American children’s book author Barbara Park has died, aged 66. Park, who had a long battle with ovarian cancer, was the author of more than 50 books for young readers, and...

RiP Doris Lessing 

18 November 2013

British author and Nobel prize winner Doris Lessing has died, aged 94. Lessing was the author of more than 50 novels, including The Grass is Singing (1950), The Golden Notebook...

RiP Charles Black 

22 October 2013

Charles Black, director at Bloomsbury and former chairman of UK family publishing house A&C Black, has died, aged 76. Black started working at A&C Black in 1960 and served as chairman...

RiP Tom Clancy 

8 October 2013

Author Tom Clancy has died, aged 66. Clancy was the author of numerous novels including The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, The Cardinal of the Kremlin, Clear and Present...

RiP Christopher Koch 

25 September 2013

Novelist Christopher Koch has died, aged 81. Koch was the author of numerous novels, including The Year of Living Dangerously, The Doubleman, Highways to a War, Out of Ireland (all...

RiP Lewis Morley 

24 September 2013

Photographer Lewis Morley has died, aged 88. Morley is best known for his photographic portraits in London during the 1960s, at which time he established Lewis Morley Studios in Soho....

RiP Seamus Heaney 

4 September 2013

Irish poet and Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney has died, aged 74. Heaney is the author of numerous poetry and prose collections, including Death of a Naturalist, Field Work, The Spirit...

RiP Elmore Leonard 

21 August 2013

US author and screenwriter Elmore Leonard has died, aged 87. Leonard is the author of 45 novels, many of which were adapted for film and television. His novels adapted for...

Vale Paul Alford 

10 July 2013

Paul Alford, owner of book distributor TB Clarke and long-time member of the Australian publishing industry, has died. Gary Pengelly, general manager of Thorpe-Bowker, writes: ‘On Monday this week I...

RiP Arthur J Rosenthal 

10 July 2013

US academic book publisher Arthur J Rosenthal has died, aged 93. Rosenthal founded academic publisher Basic Books in 1952, going on to publish influential books on psychology, sociology, current affairs, history...

RiP Bronwyn Halliday 

9 July 2013

Bronwyn Halliday, former director of the State Library of South Australia (SLSA), has died. Halliday was director of the SLSA from 2000 to 2004, during which time she oversaw the...

RiP Vince Flynn 

26 June 2013

US author Vince Flynn has died, aged 47. Flynn is best known for his bestselling ‘Mitch Rapp’ series of political thriller novels. His most recent book is The Last Man...