We lost eight writers this year. Do you have any of their books in your library?
Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Wikipedia
Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927-2014) Nobel Prize winner, Columbian writer of magical realism. He wrote six novels, four novellas, and several short story collections, as well as seven non-fiction books and one film.
Nadine Gordimer - Wikipedia
Peter Matthiessen - Wikipedia
Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014) won the National Book Award three times. He was a naturalist, wilderness writer and a CIA agent. He was co-founder of the literary magazine, The Paris Review. He wrote eleven fiction books and twenty-two non-fiction books.
Farley Mowat - Wikipedia
Farley Mowat (1921-2014) A Canadian author and environmentalist who wrote forty-five books including novels, short stories and plays.
P.D. James - Wikipedia
Sue Townsend - Wikipedia
Daniel Keyes - Wikipedia
Mary Stewart - New York Times
May they all rest in peace and readers continue to enjoy all the characters they brought to life through their books.