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Chana Bloch was born on March 15, 1940, and died on May 19, 2017. She was an American poet, translator, and scholar. She was a professor emerita of English at Mills College in Oakland, California. Bloch was co-translator, with Ariel Bloch, of The Song of Songs. She won the Poetry Society of America’s Di Castagnola ..

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Roland Gräf was born on October 13, 1934, and died on May 11, 2017. He was a German cinematographer, film director, and screenwriter. During 1982 his film “Märkische Forschungen” won the Findling Award at the National Feature Film Festival of the GDR in Karl-Marx-Stadt (Nationales Spielfilmfestival der DDR). Gräf 1986 film The House on the ..

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John Schultz was born on July 28, 1932, in Columbia, Missouri, and died on May 6, 2017. was an American writer of fiction and non-fiction. He was also a teacher of writing, the creator of the Story Workshop method of writing instruction, and an emeritus professor in the Fiction Writing Department at Columbia College Chicago. ..

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Alain Defossé was born on February 11, 1957, in Nantes and died on May 14, 2017, in Paris. He was a French novelist and translator. He authored nine novels. Defossé’s first novel, Les fourmis d’Anvers, was published in 1991. Defossé also translated several books from English into French. For example, Defossé translated Crazy Cock by ..

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Javier Valdez Cárdenas was born on April 14, 1967, in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico and died on May 15, 2017. He was a Mexican journalist and founder of Ríodoce, a newspaper based in Sinaloa. Cárdenas received several international awards for his writings on drug trafficking and organized crime in the Mexican Drug War. Cárdenas graduated from ..

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Oliviero Beha was born on January 14, 1949, in Florence and died on May 13, 2017. He was an Italian journalist, writer, essayist, TV and radio host. He started work as a journalist in 1973 for the sports newspaper Tuttosport and for Paese Sera. While he stay in Madrid, Beha graduated and also practiced athletics ..

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