Authors Who Died in November
Authors Who Died in November
1st November 1955 – Dale Carnegie, author of ‘How to Win Friends and Influence People‘ was born in Maryville, Missouri, USA on 24th November 1888. He died aged 66 in Forest Hills, New York City, New York, USA.
1st November 2006 – William Styron, author of ‘Sophie’s Choice‘ was born in Hilton Village, Virginia, USA on 11th June 1925. He died aged 81 from pneumonia on in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA.
2nd November 1950 – George Bernard Shaw, author of ‘Pygmalion‘ was born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland on 26th July 1856. He died aged 94 in Ayot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire, UK.
4th November 2008 – Michael Crichton, author of ‘Jurassic Park‘ was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA on 23rd October 1942. He died aged 66 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
6th November 2018 – William Goldman, author of ‘The Princess Bride‘ was born in Highland Park, Illinois, USA on 12th August 1931. He died aged 77 in Manhattan, New York, USA.
7th November 1992 – Richard Yates, author of ‘The Easter Parade‘ was born in Yonkers, New York, USA on 3rd February 1926. He died aged 66 from Emphysema (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) in Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
9th November 2004 – Stieg Larsson, author of ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo‘ was born in Skelleftehamn, Sweden on 15th August 1954. He died aged 50 in Stockholm, Sweden.
10th November 2007 – Norman Mailer, author of ‘The Fight‘ was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, USA on 31st January 1923. He died aged 84 from acute renal failure in Manhattan, New York, USA. He is buried in Provincetown Cemetery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA.
17th November 2013 – Doris Lessing, author of ‘The Golden Notebook‘ was born in Kermanshah, Iran on 22nd October 1919. She died aged 94 in London, UK.
20th November 1910 – Leo Tolstoy, author of ‘The Three Questions‘ was born in Yasnaya Polyana, Russia on 9th September 1828. He died aged 80 in Lev Tolstoy, Russia.
21st November 2015 – Anthony Read, author of ‘The Baker Street Boys: The Case of the Haunted Horrors‘ was born in Cheslyn Haym, Staffordshire, UK on 21st April 1935. He died aged 80 in the UK.
22nd November 1963 – C.S. Lewis, author of ‘Chronicles of Narnia‘ was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland on 29th November 1898. .He died aged 64 in Oxford, UK.
23rd November 1990 – Roald Dahl, author of ‘James and the Giant Peach‘ was born in Cardiff, Wales on 13th September 1916. He died aged 74 in Oxford, UK.
28th November 1859 – Washington Irving, author of ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow‘ was born in New York City, New York, USA on 3rd April 1783. He died aged 76 in Sunnyside, Tarrytown, New York, USA.
28th November 1968 – Enid Blyton, author of ‘The Enchanted Wood was born in East Dulwich, London, UK on 11th August 1897. She died aged 71 on in Hampstead, London, UK.
30th November 1900 – Oscar Wilde, author of ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray‘ was born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland on 16th October 1854. He died aged 46 in Paris France.