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The historian and author, most recently, of “The General vs. the President” has a thing for Gore Vidal as an essayist, but “his historical novels set my teeth on edge.”
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R.I.P. Gore Vidal

Industries / Entertainment Industry : Deadline Hollywood

Gore Vidal, a literary powerhouse, essayist, screenwriter and political activist, has died. Vidal passed away today at his home from complications of pneumonia, his nephew tells the Los Angeles Times. Vidal wrote 25 novels, includin...

Flashback: Gore Vidal Nearly Comes To Blows With ‘Crypto-Nazi’ William F. Buckley In 1968

News : Mediaite

Acclaimed author Gore Vidal died Tuesday morning at age 86 from pneumonia complications. Vidal will surely be remembered and heralded as one of the most prolific authors/essayists/playwrights in American history, but as the Atlantic...

Author And Playwright Gore Vidal Dead At 86

Arts / Writing : LitReactor

The author, playwright, political activist, essayist and commentator has passed from complications related to pneumonia. News by Rob W. Hart via Huffington Post: Gore Vidal, an author, playwright, political activist, essayist and co...

Literary Icon Gore Vidal Has Passed Away

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Perez Hilton

Renowned author, screenwriter, playwright, essayist and political activist Gore Vidal has passed away after complications of pneumonia. In 86 years of life, he wrote over a dozen screenplays, eight plays and 25 novels. He famously c...

Gore Vidal

United States / Seattle : Slog

The novelist, essayist, playwright, historian, and all-around brilliant author died today. He was 86. His two books of collected essays, United States and The Last Empire, are two of my all-time favorites. Others prefer his historic...


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