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Author Tom Clancy, master of the modern-day thriller, dead at 66

Author Tom Clancy, master of the modern-day thriller, dead at 66 | Literary World | Scoop.it
Spy thriller writer Tom Clancy, whose best-selling books became blockbuster films, has died, according to his publisher.
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Tom Clancy was an amazing thriller spy novelist that wrote about the lives and the ins and outs of military life.  

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Legendary Poet Dies

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DUBLIN -- To all lovers of the perfectly weighed word, Seamus Heaney offered hope on this side of the grave.
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One of the greatest Irish writters to win the Nobel Peace prize was shortly lived. 

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Controversial Author And Activist Dies

Controversial Author And Activist Dies | Literary World | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — Amiri Baraka, the militant man of letters and tireless agitator whose blues-based, fist-shaking poems, plays and criticism made him a provocative and groundbreaking force in American culture, has died.
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Amiri Baraka is poet and activist whom helped to create the Black Arts Movement and gave his opinions and intellect on issues in America in during his life.

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Nobel Prize-Winning Author Dead At 94

Nobel Prize-Winning Author Dead At 94 | Literary World | Scoop.it
LONDON (AP) — Doris Lessing emerged from a black cab outside her home in London one day in 2007 and was confronted by a horde of reporters. When told she had won the Nobel Prize, she blinked and retorted "Oh Christ!
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Doris Lessing was a controversial writer that spoke her mind on political and social events through out her time. 

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Rynn Berry

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Rynn Berry, 68, was a vegan book author that penned books on vegetarian lifestyles in New York City. His most famous work - The Vegan Guide to New York City - made him a well-known name among vegan circles.
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This is a brief list of some authors whom have passed away through time. 

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