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Restaurateur Bruce LeFavour died October 4 at the age of 84. He wrote France on Foot.
Children’s book editor Richard Jackson died October 2 at the age of 84. He wrote In Plain Sight: A Game and Have a Book: Says Look.
Poet John Giorno died October 10 at the age of 82. He wrote You Got to Burn to Shine and Subduing Demons in America.
The first female head of the Nobel literature committee, Sara Danius died October 12 at the age of 57. Her books include The Senses of Modernism, The Prose of the World and Prousts Motor.
Architect Charles Jencks died October 13 at the age of 80. His many books include The Language of Post-Modern Architecture and Modern Movements in Architecture.
Cuban prima ballerina Alicia Alonso died October 17 at the age of 98. She wrote Dialogos con la danza
Princeton literature professor and WWII veteran Samuel Hynes died October 4 at the age of 95. His works include Reporting World War Ii, Flights of Passage and The Soldier’s Tale: Bearing Witness.
Executive for Oracle, Mark Hurd died October 18 at the age of 62. He wrote The Value Factor.
Scotty Bowers wrote about the sex lives of Hollywood in Full Service:. he died October 13 at the age of 96.
Maestro Raymond Leppard died October 22 at the age of 92. His books include Authenticity in Music and Leppard on Music.
Film producer Robert Evans died October 26 at the age of 89. His books include The Kid Stays in the Picture and The Fat Lady Sang.
Civil rights activist Jack O'Dell died October 31 at the age of 96. His works include Climbin' Jacob's Ladder: The Black Freedom Movement Writings of Jack O'Dell and Not the Righteous!: Adapted from Pacific Garden Mission's Radio Series.
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