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Bibliogryphon

Posted 22 July 2014 - 12:52 PM

American author Thomas Berger dies at 89

Guest

Posted 21 July 2014 - 07:25 PM

The author of Helter Skelter Curt Gentry has died at 83 http://www.nytimes.c...?ref=obituaries

Dr. Zorders

Posted 21 July 2014 - 05:07 PM

View PostDeath Impends, on 21 July 2014 - 04:31 PM, said:

I had no idea Tripod websites still existed.

Angelfire is still up too. Believe it.

Spade_Cooley

Posted 21 July 2014 - 04:44 PM

"Val Biro" is also an anagram of "A Bovril".

Death Impends

Posted 21 July 2014 - 04:31 PM

I had no idea Tripod websites still existed.

Bibliogryphon

Posted 21 July 2014 - 12:37 PM

View PostToast, on 21 July 2014 - 12:32 PM, said:

View PostBibliogryphon, on 21 July 2014 - 11:12 AM, said:

Val Biro sadly died on 04th July 2014

However apart from Wikipedia and an entry on his website an obit does not seem to be forthcoming.

I did love Gumdrop as a c...

Toast

Posted 21 July 2014 - 12:32 PM

View PostBibliogryphon, on 21 July 2014 - 11:12 AM, said:

Val Biro sadly died on 04th July 2014

However apart from Wikipedia and an entry on his website an obit does not seem to be forthcoming.

I did love Gumdrop as a child and Drango Dragon was one of my daughter's favorites. If I do get the Obit he will be my fifth hit on my theme team and a unique one.

Surely someone must have noticed.

His obit headline practically writes itself, doesn't it?

Bibliogryphon

Posted 21 July 2014 - 11:12 AM

Val Biro sadly died on 04th July 2014

However apart from Wikipedia and an entry on his website an obit does not seem to be forthcoming.

I did love Gumdrop as a child and Drango Dragon was one of my daughter's favorites. If I do get the Obit he will be my fifth hit on my theme team and a unique one.

Surely someone must have noticed.

Bibliogryphon

Posted 17 July 2014 - 12:18 PM

Booker Prize Winners updated for Gordimer and 2013 winner.

V S Naipaul (1932)
John Berger (1926)
David Storey (1933)
Salman Rushdie (1947)
Thomas Keneally (1935)
J M Coetzee (1940)
Anita Brookner (1928)
Keri Hume (1947)
Penelope Lively (1933)
Peter Carey (1943)
Kazuo Ishiguro (1954)
A S Byatt (1936)
Ben Okri (1959)
Michael Ondaatje (1943)
Roddy Doyle (1958)
James Kelman (1946)
Pat Barker (1943)
Graham Swift (1949)
Arundhati Roy (1961)
Ian McEwan (1948)
Margaret Atwood (1939)
Yann Martel (1963)
DBC Pierre (1961)
Alan Hollinghurst (1954)
John Banville (1945)
Kiran Desai (1971)
Anne Enright (1962)
Aravind Adiga (1974)
Hilary Mantel (1952)
Howard Jacobson (1942)
Julian Barnes (1946)
Eleanor Catton (1985)

Bibliogryphon

Posted 15 July 2014 - 11:33 AM

View PostGuest, on 14 July 2014 - 02:18 PM, said:

Here s a link to news of Nadime Gordiners death http://www.channel24...s-died-20140714

So in terms of this year's DDP she becomes one of July's People.

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