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Deaths in September - 2019

Written in Stone - The Literary Cemetery

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1varielle
Sep 4, 2019, 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.

2varielle
Edited: Sep 6, 2019, 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 .

3varielle
Sep 7, 2019, 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 .

4varielle
Sep 8, 2019, 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.

5varielle
Sep 9, 2019, 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 .

6varielle
Edited: Sep 11, 2019, 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.

7varielle
Edited: Sep 13, 2019, 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.

8varielle
Sep 14, 2019, 8:26am Top

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

9varielle
Sep 15, 2019, 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.

10varielle
Sep 16, 2019, 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.

11varielle
Edited: Sep 17, 2019, 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.

12varielle
Sep 18, 2019, 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.

13varielle
Edited: Sep 19, 2019, 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.

14varielle
Edited: Sep 20, 2019, 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 🙈

15Crypto-Willobie
Sep 20, 2019, 5:57pm Top

>13 varielle:
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

16varielle
Edited: Sep 21, 2019, 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.

17varielle
Edited: Sep 22, 2019, 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.

18varielle
Sep 23, 2019, 8:33pm Top

Business executive who rescued British Leyland, Sir Michael Edwardes died September 15 at the age of 88. He wrote Back from the Brink.

19varielle
Edited: Sep 24, 2019, 1:26pm Top

Poet A. Alvarez died September 23 at the age of 90. His works include The savage God, The Biggest Game in Town and Night: Night Life.

20Crypto-Willobie
Edited: Sep 24, 2019, 9:57am Top

>19 varielle:
Wrong Al Alvarez touchstone. And this guy often published just as "A. Alvarez"

21varielle
Sep 24, 2019, 1:25pm Top

Yes, this one is fighting me. Will keep trying.

22varielle
Edited: Sep 25, 2019, 1:27am Top

The first German cosmonaut Sigmund Jahn died September 21 at the age of 82. His memoir was called Erlebnis Weltraum. In my terrible German I believe that translates to Space Experience.

Professor emeritus of surgery, Dr. Robert N. McClelland died September 10 at the age of 89. He is best remembered as part of the surgical team that tried to save John F. Kennedy and then two days later Lee Harvey Oswald. He was the creator and editor of Selected Readings in General Surgery.

23varielle
Edited: Sep 26, 2019, 11:04am Top

Publisher Sol Stein died September 19 at the age of 92. He wrote Stein on Writing.

Former French President Jacques Chirac died September 26 at the age of 86. He wrote My Life in Politics.

Illustrator Marjorie Blamey died September 8 at the age of 101. Her books include Wild flowers of Britain and northern Europe, Alpine Flowers and Mediterranean Wild Flowers.

24varielle
Sep 27, 2019, 4:15am Top

Journalist who wrote about his own daughter’s death in The Stalking of Kristin, George Lardner Jr. died September 21 at the age of 85.

25varielle
Edited: Sep 28, 2019, 11:46am Top

Security expert Ira A. Lipman died September 16 at the age of 78. He wrote How to Protect Yourself from Crime.

Photographer Gianfranco Gorgoni died September 11 at the age of 77. He wrote Beyond the Canvas.

US diplomat Joseph Wilson died September 27 at the age of 69. He wrote The Politics of Truth.

26varielle
Edited: Sep 29, 2019, 8:40am Top

Feminist peace activist Cynthia Cockburn died September 12 at the age of 85. Her books include The Space Between Us: Negotiating Gender and From Where we Stand.

27varielle
Edited: Oct 1, 2019, 10:05pm Top

Anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon died September 21 at the age of 81. His books include Yanomamo and Noble Savages.

Singer Jessye Norman died September 30 at the age of 74. Her memoir was called Stand up Straight and Sing.

28PossMan
Oct 4, 2019, 10:52am Top

Elaine Feinstein died September 23rd 2019 aged 88.Best known for a biography of Ted Hughes.

29varielle
Oct 4, 2019, 6:06pm Top

Archaeologist Michael D. Coe died September 25 at the age of 90. His books include The Maya and Breaking the Maya Code.

30varielle
Edited: Oct 5, 2019, 8:40am Top

Author Elaine Feinstein died September 23 at the age of 88. Her many books include Ted Hughes: The Life of a Poet and Anna of all the Russias.

Pianist Paul Badura-Skoda died September 25 at the age of 91. He wrote Interpreting Bach at the Keyboard.

Illustrator Pierre Le-Tan died September 17 at the age of 69. His many works include Happy Birthday Oliver! and Oliver’s Picnic.

Illustrator Mordicai Gerstein died September 24 at the age of 83. His many books include The Man Who Walked Between The Towers and The Mountains of Tibet.

31varielle
Oct 7, 2019, 7:56pm Top

German author Gunter Kunert died September 21 at the age of 90. His many books include Uit hoofde van de hoeden and Der andere Planet : Ansichten von Amerika.

32varielle
Oct 9, 2019, 4:21am Top

Scholar Myles Burnyeat died September 20 at the age of 80. His books include The Theaetetus of Plato and editing Philosophy as it is .

33varielle
Edited: Oct 18, 2019, 7:21am Top

Advocate for abused women, Ginny NiCarthy died September 23 at the age of 92. Her books include You Can Be Free, Getting Free and Talking it Out.

34varielle
Nov 2, 2019, 6:24am Top

Fish researcher Victoria Braithwaite died September 30 at the age of 52. She wrote Do Fish Feel Pain?

35varielle
Edited: Jan 3, 7:46pm Top

Psychopharmacologist Heather Ashton died September 15 at the age of 90. Her books include Benzodiazipines aka The Ashton Manual and Brain Function and Psychotropic Drugs.

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