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Deaths in November - 2019

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Edited: Nov 3, 7:02pm Top

Flamboyant Puerto Rican astrologer Walter Mercado died November 2 at the age of 88. He wrote Beyond the Horizon: Visions of the New Millennium and El Mundo Secreto de Walter Mercado.

Edited: Nov 4, 4:23pm Top

Civil War historian James I. Robertson died November 2 at the age of 89. His many books include Tenting Tonight: A Soldier’s Life, General A. P. Hill and A Concise illustrated history of the Civil War.

Irish broadcaster Gay Byrne died November 4 at the age of 85. He wrote The Time of My Life: An Autobiography.

Edited: Nov 5, 3:51pm Top

Former Navy Seal and TV game show Survivor, Rudy Boesch died November 1 at the age of 91. He wrote The Book of Rudy: The Wit and Wisdom of Rudy Boesch.

Famed southern author Ernest J. Gaines died November 5 at the age of 86. He is best known for A Lesson Before Dying and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. I met him once. :'(

Edited: Nov 8, 11:44am Top

Experimental fiction Author Stephen Dixon died November 6 at the age of 83. His many works include I., The Stories of Stephen Dixon and Frog: A Novel.

Nov 8, 8:07pm Top

One of Turkey's leading Shakespeare scholars, Özdemir Nutku, died November 8. He was the author of, among other works, Shakespeare Sozlugu (Shakespeare Dictionary).

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Journalist Peter Collier died November 1 at the age of 80. His books include The Kennedy’s: An American drama and The Roosevelts: an American Saga.

Creator of Topo Gigio, puppeteer Maria Perego died November 7 at the age of 95. She wrote Io e Topo Gigio.

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Political scientist Albert Tevoedjre died November 6 at the age of 89. His books include Poverty, Wealth of Mankind aka La Pauvrete, richesse des peuples and Le bonheur de servir.

Nov 11, 7:10am Top

Marista Leishmann died November 3rd 2019 aged 87. She wrote a biography of her father Reith of the BBC My Father.

Nov 11, 7:19pm Top

Beatles' photographer Robert Freeman died November 7 at the age of 82. His books include The Beatles: A Private View and Yesterday: The Beatles 1963-1965.

Nov 12, 11:10am Top

Montana artist & fly fisherman Russell Chatham died November 10 at the age of 80. His books include Silent Seasons: Twenty-One Fishing Stories and Russell Chatham: One Hundred Paintings .

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Actor and comedian Niall Toibin died November 13 at the age of 89. His books include The Irish Reciter and Smile and Be a Villain!

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Novelist Andrea Newman died on 9 November at the age of 81. Her books included A Bouquet of Barbed Wire, which was hardly noticed when it was first published in 1968 but it was later adapted into a very successful TV series.

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Architect Shoji Sadao died November 3 at the age of 92. He wrote Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi: Best of Friends.

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