Today, we’re talking about the wonderful Authors Who Died In July 2021. These are literary geniuses from all over the world who took leave and departed for a better place last month. We’ve included authors from across the globe who deserve recognition, and we hope you’ll find some great book recommendations here as well.
Authors Who Died In July 2021 | Writers We Lost In 7th Month of 2021:
Boore was a Welsh writer, and a lifelong enthusiast of the Welsh language. He wrote several children’s books, travel books and others in his lifetime. He studied at the University of Warwick and was a Chartered Accountant by profession. His books are based on the history, culture and language of the Welsh.
Guha was an eminent Assamese writer who made significant contributions in the world of research and social cause literature. She was educated at the Koklajhar LP School and graduated from the Botany department of a college affiliated with the University of Guwahati.
Joseph was another famous Indian Malayali writer, who was also a recipient of the prestigious Kerala Sahitya Akademy Award. He has written two novels and several short story anthologies in Malayali. He wrote his first short story when he was in the fifth grade. Since, he has written eight books, and has worked for the Indian Express as well. He unfortunately passed away last month while in coma.
Calasso is a world famous Italian writer. Often referred to as the ‘literary institution of one’, he was an avid linguist fluent in Italian French, Latin, Sanskrit, Spanish, German and Ancient Greek. His mentor was a professor at the Padua University, Enzo. At the beginning of his career, he dabbled in publishing but soon began to write avidly about modernity, myths and their link to the human consciousness. Several of his novels, such as The Ruin of Casch, The Marriage of Camus and Harmony, Ardore etc are world famous, and appreciated by Franz Kafka, Italo Calvino and the like.
Satish Kalsekar was a Marathi poet and essayist. Like Thomas, he was also the recipient of the Sahitya Akademy award for his essay collection, ‘Vachanaryachi Rojanishi’, which roughly translates to ‘The Diary of a Reader’. He was born towards the end of the British rule in India, and wrote several other books such as ‘Sakshat’, ‘Vilambit’ etc.
Dabbling into a variety of eccentric genres such as rock criticism, science fiction, fantasy, murder mystery and more, Patricia is a versatile author. Born in Brooklyn, she studied at Birmingham University, NYU, Christ Church, University of Oxford and more. As the lover and wife of the famous Jim Morrison, she published a memoir called Strange Days, about their relationship before and after his death. She has also written several other novels, including Blackmantle, The Copper Crown, The Dear’s Cry and Ungrateful Dead.
Nolan was a renowned American author, famous for his works of crime, science fiction, fantasy, horror and other related genres. His Logan series, Black Mask series, Sam Space series, Challis series and Kincaid series are wildly popular in the book community. He also worked to edit several anthologies of famous sci-fi authors such as Ray Bradbury and John Shirley. He is the recipient of several awards such as Edgar Allen Poe Award, Author Emeritus Award and World Fantasy Convention Award.
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