In Memoriam: 2021

In Memoriam 2021

Remembering Greg Bear, 1951 - 2022

We remember award-winning author Greg Bear, one of the founders of San Diego Comic-Con, who passed away on November 19 at age 71.

Remembering Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel, two-time winner of the Booker Prize, has passed away. She authored 12 novels including the prize-winning Wolf Hall.

Celebrating Paddington Bear

Paddington the bear has been delighting children for decades. Follow him on all his adventures!

Remembering Barbara Ehrenreich

Author of more than 20 books, Barbara Ehrenreich is best known for writing the best-selling Nickel and Dimed In America.

Remembering Nicholas Evans

Nicholas Evans wrote bestselling books, including The Horse Whisperer and The Smoke Jumper.

Remembering David McCullough

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough chronicled American history in his biographies of John Adams, the Wright Brothers, and more.

In Memoriam of Nichelle Nichols

This Reader's Advisory explores the existence of Blackness in Science Fiction while paying homage to Nichelle Nichols.

Remembering Stuart Woods

Stuart Woods, born in Manchester, Georgia, is best known for his Stone Barrington mystery novels. He passed away on July 22, 2022 at 84.

Remembering Eric Flint

Known for his alternate sci-fi novels, Eric Flint authored several series including 1632 and Belisarius.

Remembering Jim Murphy

Jim Murphy was known for his books about dramatic events in U.S. history. He won Newbery Honors for American Plague and The Great Fire.

Remembering Jack Higgins

Jack Higgins wrote more than 50 books, including the best-selling The Eagle Has Landed and the popular Sean Dillon series.

Remembering Patricia MacLachlan

Patricia MacLachlan wrote more than 60 books for children, including the Newbery Award winning Sarah, Plain and Tall.

Remembering Shirley Hughes

Shirley Hughes wrote and illustrated more than 50 books. She is a two-time recipient of the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration.

Remembering Ashley Bryan

Author/illustrator Ashley Bryan won awards for his books, including the Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration for Beautiful Blackbird.

Andre Talley and BIPOC in Haute Couture

Andre Leon Talley was the first Black man to serve as creative director for Vogue from 1988 to 1995 and then again from 1998 to 2013.

The Words and Works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The materials included in this Reader's Advisory presents the words and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,
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