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1varielle
Edited: Nov 8, 2010, 11:33am Top

Famed baseball manager Sparky Anderson died November 4 at the age of 76. His memoir was called They Call me Sparky. He also wrote Sparky!, The Main Spark and Bless You Boys: Diary of the Detroit Tigers' 1984 Season.

2varielle
Nov 11, 2010, 12:05pm Top

Economist Walter Isard died Novembr 6 at the age of 91. He was the author of Loction and Space Economics, Arms Races, Arms Control and Conflict Analysis, Methods of Regional Analysis and General Theory.

3varielle
Nov 15, 2010, 1:07pm Top

C.I.A. analyst Harold P. Ford died November 3 at the age of 89. He was the author of C.I.A. and the Vietnam Policymakers and was co-editor of Ethics and Nuclear Strategy.

Crime writer Philip Carlo died November 8 at the age of 61. He was the author of Stolen Flower, The Night Stalker: The Life and Times of Richard Ramirez, The Killer Within and The Iceman: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer.

Heart researcher dr. Richard J. Bing died November 8 at the age of 101. He was the author of The Bisquit Principle and Past Truth & Present Poetry.

Leader in public opinion research Donald S. Kellerman died November 9 at the age of 83. He was the author of The President Versus Congress.

4varielle
Nov 17, 2010, 8:58am Top

Indian author and translator Purushottama Lal died November 3 at the age of 81. He is best known for his translations of The Bhagavadgita and The Mahabharata.

5varielle
Nov 17, 2010, 9:41am Top

Astronomer Allan Sandage died November 13 at the age of 84. He was the author of the Hubble Atlas of Galaxies.

6varielle
Nov 18, 2010, 12:05pm Top

Chess Grand Master Larry Evans died November 15 at the age of 78. He was the author of New Ideas in Chess, Modern Chess Brilliancies and
The Ten Most Common Chess Mistakes.

7varielle
Nov 22, 2010, 10:28am Top

Self-help author Hugh Prather diedNovember 15 at the age of 72. He was the author of Notes to Myself, Notes to Each Other, Spiritual Parenting, Notes on Love and Courage, I Touch the Earth, The Earth Touches Me and Wipe Your Face, You Just Swallowed my Soul.

Widow of Norman Mailer, Norris Church Mailer died November 21 at the age of 61. She was the author of Windchill Summer, Cheap Diamonds and A Ticket to the Circus: A Memoir.

8varielle
Nov 23, 2010, 10:41am Top

Founder of the DuSable Museum of African American History, Margaret Taylor Burroughs died November 21 at the age of 93. She was the author of Jasper the Drummin' Boy, Recipes from Africa and Humanist and Glad to Be.

9varielle
Edited: Nov 24, 2010, 11:01am Top

Lady Grace Sheppard died November 11 at the age of 75. She was the author of An Aspect of Fear, Pits and Pedestals and Living with Dying.

10varielle
Nov 24, 2010, 11:53am Top

11varielle
Edited: Nov 29, 2010, 2:08pm Top

Actor Leslie Nielsen died November 28 at the age of 84. He was the author of The Naked Truth, Leslie Nielsen's Stupid Little Golf Book and Bad Golf My Way. *sniff* Don't call him Shirley.

13varielle
Edited: Nov 30, 2010, 10:56am Top

Journalist John Bulloch died November 18 at the age of 82. He was the author of Spy Ring, The Making of a War, The Final Conflict: The War in Lebanon, The Gulf, Saddam's War, No Friends But the Mountains and Water Wars.

14varielle
Nov 30, 2010, 11:29am Top

Russian poet Bella Akhmadulina died November 29 at the age of 73. A few of her collections include The Garden: New and Selected Poetry and Prose and Fever and other New Poems.

15varielle
Dec 1, 2010, 9:34am Top

Former NY congressman Stephen J. Solarz died November 29 at the age of 70. His memoir Journeys to War and Peace: A Congressional Memoir is scheduled to be published in 2011.

16varielle
Dec 2, 2010, 8:26am Top

The inventor of the neutron bomb, Samuel T. Cohen died November 28 at the age of 89. He was the author of Tactical Nuclear Weapons, The Neutron Bomb, Checkmate on War, The Truth About the Nuclear Bomb, We Can Prevent Word War III, Nuclear Weapons, Policies and the Test Ban Issue and his memoir Shame: Confessions of the Father of the Nuclear Bomb.

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17varielle
Dec 3, 2010, 12:00pm Top

Hindu leader in the US, Sri Daya Mata died November 30 at the age of 96. She was the author of Only Love (Formerly qualities of a Devotee), Enter the Quiet Heart and Finding the Joy Within You.

Cryptic crossword master Frank W. Lewis died November 18 at the age of 98. Some of his puzzles were collected in Cryptic Crosswords from the Nation.

18varielle
Dec 6, 2010, 12:49pm Top

Danish actor Palle Huld died November 26 at the age of 98. He was said to be the inspiration for the children's comic book character Tintin. Mr. Huld was the author of A Boy Scout Around the World.

19varielle
Dec 10, 2010, 8:40am Top

Actress and author Simona Pakenham died November 17 at the age of 94. She wrote Pigtails and Pernod, Sixty Miles from England and Ralph Vaughan Williams: A Discovery of His Music.

20varielle
Jan 31, 2011, 11:47am Top

Canon Peter Spink died November 22 at the age of 84. He was the author of Spiritual Man in the New Age, The Path of the Mystic, The End of New Age, A Christian in the New Age and Beyond Belief.

21varielle
Feb 4, 2011, 9:57am Top

Physicist Samuel Theodore Cohen died November 28 at the age of 89. He was the author of Shame and The Truth About the Neutron Bomb: The Inventor of the Bomb Speaks Out.

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