Umberto Eco (b. 1932) died February 19th. He was 84 years old. The Italian author and academic was best known for the novel, The Name of the Rose, published in 1980. ( Umberto Eco website)
Learn about Eco’s background and accomplishments from the following obituaries:
New York Times
Pat Conroy (b.1945) passed away Friday, March 4 at the age of 70. Conroy’s most popular novels include The Great Santini, The Water is Wide, and The Prince of Tides. (Pat Conroy website)
Learn more about Conroy’s background and accomplishments from the following obituaries:
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