Famous Book Authors Who Died in 2012
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Book Authors who died in 2012

Here are just a few of the book authors who died during the past year. We are sad to see them go.

Book authors make such an incredible contribution to the world, and these were some of the best book authors. R.I.P.

Ray Bradbury
author of The Martian Chronicles and Fahrenheit 451
August 22, 1920 to June 5, 2012

Gore Vidal
author of Myra Breckinridge
October 3, 1925 to July 31, 2012

Maurice Sendak
author of Where the Wild Things Are
June 10, 1928 to May 8, 2012

Adrienne Rich
poet, Diving into the Wreck
May 16, 1929 to March 27, 2012

Jan Berenstain
co-author and illustrator of over 300 Berenstain Bears books
July 26, 1923 to February 24, 2012

Carlos Fuentes
author of The Old Gringo
November 11, 1928 to May 15, 2012

Steven Covey
author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
October 24, 1932 to July 16, 2012

Maeve Binchy
author of Circle of Friends
May 28, 1940 to July 30, 2012

Helen Gurley Brown
author of Sex and the Single Girl
February 18, 1922 to August 13, 2012

Harry Harrison
author of The Stainless Steel Rat and Make Room! Make Room!
March 12, 1925 to August 15, 2012

Letitia Baldrige
author of Letitia Baldrige’s Complete Guide to Executive Manners
February 9, 1926 to October 29, 2012

David Oliver Relin
co-author of Three Cups of Tea
December 12, 1962 to November 15, 2012

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. — .


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