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Deaths in September - 2019

Written in Stone - The Literary Cemetery

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Sep 4, 6:38pm Top

Low country author Dorothy Benton Frank died September 2 at the age of 68. Her many books include Sullivan’s Island and Plantation.

Edited: Sep 6, 2:44pm Top

Memoirist Barbara Propst Solomon died September 1 at the age of 90. Her books include America--Meet Modernism! Women of the Little Magazine Movement, The Beat of Life amd Horse-Trading and Ecstasy: Essays.

Fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh died September 3 at the age of 74. His books include Peter Lindbergh: Selected Work 1996-1998 for my friend Franca Sozzani and Grace: Thirty Years Of Fashion At Vogue.

Screenwriter Terrance Dicks adapted many Dr. Who stories to novel form including Doctor Who and the Day of the Daleks and Doctor Who and the Loch Ness Monster. He died September 2 at the age of 84.

Biographer James Atlas died September 4 at the age of 70. His work includes Bellow and Delmore Schwartz: The Life of an American Poet .

Former leader of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe died September 5 at the age of 95. His works include Robert Mugabe on aspects of Zimbabwean foreign and domestic policies and Zimbabwe : la terre et le sang : entretien avec Robert Mugabe.

Member of the Dutch Resistance, Diet Eman died September 3 at the age of 99. She wrote Things We Couldn't Say .

Sep 7, 6:33am Top

Reporter and peace advocate Ciaran McKeown died September 1 at the age of 76. He wrote The passion of peace and The price of peace .

Sep 8, 6:44am Top

Cardinal Roger Etchegaray died September 4 at the age of 96. His books include Petite vie de Eugene de Mazenod, Qu’ai je fait du Christ? and Avec Dieu chemin faisant.

Sep 9, 12:19pm Top

Playwright Peter Nichols died September 7 at the age of 92. His works include A Day in the Death of Joe Egg and Passion .

Edited: Sep 11, 6:21pm Top

Photographer Robert Frank died September 9 at the age of 94. His works include The Americans and Robert Frank: Moving Out.

Economist Frederic L. Pryor was perhaps best known for being exchanged in the bridge of spies case. His books include Economic systems of Foraging, The Red and the Green: The rise and the fall and Who’s not working and why.

Oil man T. Boone Pickens died September 11 at the age of 91. His books include The First Billion is the Hardest and Boone: The Luckiest Guy in the World.

Southern writer Anne Rivers Siddons died September 11 at the age of 83. Her books include The House Next Door, Heartbreak Hotel and Peachtree Road.

Edited: Sep 13, 6:38am Top

Former president of Indonesia B. J. Habibie died September 11 at the age of 83. His books include Habibie & Ainun, Detik-Detik Yang and Decisive Moments: Indonesia’s.

Sep 14, 8:26am Top

Biographer Jean Edward Smith died September 1 at the age of 86. His books include FDR and Grant.

Sep 15, 7:52am Top

Hungarian author Gyorgy Konrad died September 13 at the age of 86. His books include The Case Worker and The Feast in the Garden.

Sep 16, 4:49pm Top

Actress Phyllis Newman died September 15 at the age of 86. Her memoir was called Just in Time: Notes From My Life.

Edited: Sep 17, 9:37pm Top

NPR journalist Cokie Roberts died September 17 at the age of 75. Her books include Founding Mothers, Capital Dames and Ladies of Liberty. 😢

Automobile industry journalist Paul Ingrassia died September 16 at the age of 69. He wrote Engines of Change: A History of the American Dream in Fifteen Cars, Crash Course: The American Automobile Industry's Road from Glory to Disaster and Comeback: The Fall & Rise of the American Automobile Industry.

Musician John Cohen died September 16 at the age of 87. His books include There Is No Eye and Young Bob: John Cohen's Early Photographs of Bob Dylan.

Television news correspondent Sander Vanocur died September 16 at the age of 91. He co-wrote A Tribute to John F. Kennedy.

Sep 18, 6:57am Top

Former soccer star Fernando Ricksen died September 18 at the age of 43. His autobiography was called Fighting Spirit: The Autobiography of Fernando Ricksen.

Edited: Sep 19, 9:16pm Top

Biographer Henrietta Garnett died September 4 at the age of 74. Her books include Anny, Wives and Stunners and Family Skeletons.

Canadian author Graeme Gibson died September 18 at the age of 85. His books include The Bedside Book of Birds and The Bedside book of Beasts.

The first black general in the US Marine Corps, Frank E. Peterson died September 17 at the age of 83. His memoir was called Into the Tiger’s Jaw.

Edited: Sep 20, 12:49am Top

Historian Mark von Hagen died September 14 at the age of 65. His books include Russian Empire: Space, People, Power and After Empire: Multiethnic. Sorry can’t grab the right touchstones 🙈

Sep 20, 5:57pm Top

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By the way, Graeme Gibson was the long-term partner of Margaret Atwood, from 1973 until his death. They had a daughter together. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graeme_Gibson#Personal_life

Edited: Sep 21, 1:08pm Top

Literary critic Annette Kolodny died September 11 at the age of 78. Her books include The Land Before Her and The Lay of the Land.

Poet Steve Dalachinsky died September 16 at the age of 72. His books include The Final Nite and Logos and Language.

Edited: Yesterday, 1:15pm Top

Microbiologist Stuart B. Levy died September 4 at the age of 80. He wrote The Antibiotic Paradox.

Poet Jane Mead died September 8 at the age of 61. Her works include The Lord and the General Din of the World and The Usable Field.

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