Novelist

E.L. Doctorow

Prolific Novelist E.L. Doctorow, Author Of ‘Ragtime,’ Dies At 84

Writer E.L. Doctorow, who wryly reimagined the American experience in such novels as “Ragtime” and “The March” and applied its lessons to the past and the future in fiction and nonfiction, has died. He was 84.

07/21/2015

Peter Matthiessen attends the premiere of "The Constant Gardener" in 2005. (credit: Getty Images Entertainment)

Celebrated Author, Noted Environmentalist Peter Matthiessen Dies At 86

Few authors could claim such a wide range of achievements.

04/05/2014

Best-selling author Elmore Leonard, known for many novels and screenplays including "Glitz" and "Get Shorty", died Aug. 20, 2013. He was 87 years old. (credit: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Best-Selling Author Elmore Leonard Dies At 87

Best-selling author Elmore Leonard died at 87.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/20/2013