Tadeusz Chmielewski was born on June 7, 1927, and died on December 4, 2016. He was a Polish film director, screenwriter and film producer, most notable for being one of the pioneers of popular Polish comedy. In World War II and until 1948, he was a soldier for the National Armed Forces and the Home ..
Anand RatanYadav was born on November 30, 1935, and died on November 27, 2016. He was a Marathi writer from Maharashtra, India. Anand Yadav was best known for his autobiography Zombi (झोंबी). He was born in the village Kagal near Kolhapur, Maharashtra in a poor family. Yadav illiterate farmer father was not in favor of ..
William Marx “Bill” Mandel was born on June 4, 1917, in New York City, and died on November 24, 2016. He was an American broadcast journalist, left-wing political activist, and author. William was best known as a Soviet affairs analyst. He was considered a leading Sovietologist during the 1940s and 1950s, he was a fellow ..
Joe Esposito was born on January 22, 1938, and died on November 23, 2016. He was a veteran author and publisher. Joe along with his long-time business partner Daniel Lombardy, have several best-selling books to their credit. He was best known for his association with Elvis Presley (see Memphis Mafia). Joe first met Presley while ..
Prabhjot Kaur was born on July 6, 1924, in Gujarat, British India and died on November 24, 2016. She was an eminent Punjabi author and poet. Prabhjot Kaur works include Madhiāntara, Candara yuga : kawitāwāṃ, Khāṛī, Kandhárí hawá, Bolaṇa dī nahīṃ jā we aṛiā and many others. Prabhjot Kaur won the Sahitya Akademi Award in ..
Nikola Korabov was born on December 7, 1928, and died on November 10, 2016. He was a Bulgarian film director and screenwriter. He directed thirteen films between 1956 and 1999. Korabov’s 1962 film Tyutyun was entered into the 1963 Cannes Film Festival. Korabov’s 1965 film Bull was entered into the 4th Moscow International Film Festival. ..
Roger Hobbs was born in 1988, and died on November 14, 2016. He was an American writer. Hobbs was the author of Ghostman and Vanishing Games. During 2011, he sold the adaption rights to his crime fiction Ghostman to Warner Brothers. During 2014, Roger Hobbs was nominated for the Edgar Award for Best First Novel ..
Robert Nye was born on March 15, 1939, and died on July 2, 2016. He was an English poet and author. Robert Nye bestselling novel Falstaff, published in 1976, was described by Michael Ratcliffe (writing in The Times) as “one of the most ambitious and seductive novels of the decade”, and went on to win ..
Maurice Georges Dantec was born on June 13, 1959, in Grenoble, France and died on June 25, 2016. He was a French naturalised Canadian science fiction writer and musician. Dantec grew up in Ivry-sur-Seine near Paris. During his time at high school, he met Jean-Bernard Pouy, future author of noir novels such as Le Poulpe. ..
Elechi Amadi was born on May 12, 1934, and died on June 29, 2016. He was a Nigerian author of plays and novels that are generally about African village life, customs, beliefs and religious practices, as they were before contact with the Western world. He was best known for his 1966 first novel, The Concubine, ..