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In Memoriam: Diana Wynne Jones (1934-2011)

British author Diana Wynne Jones (1934-2011) died on March 26 after being diagnosed with lung cancer in mid-2009.  Jones is perhaps best known for her novel Howl’s Moving Castle, which was turned into an animated film by Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli.  Jones began publishing in 1970 with the novel Changeover, aimed at the adult […]

In Memoriam: W.J. Maryson (1950-2011)

Dutch author W.J. Maryson (1950-2011) died on March 9 after being taken to the hospital suffering from heart problems.  Maryson, who was born Wim Stolk, was the author of the six-volume Master Magician series and the Unmagician trilogy among other books. In 2004, the third novel of the Unmagician trilogy, De heer de Diepten, received the Elf Fantasy […]