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Deaths in 2017: Among the Luminaries, Fighters With a Cause

Remembering Mary Tyler Moore, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lewis, Sam Shepard and many more, but also a remarkable roster of champions who pressed for change.

Sam Shepard's dual-voiced farewell

The difficulty of reckoning with Sam Shepard’s artistic legacy is primarily a problem of cartography. Indeed, negotiating the terrain of such an uncommonly broad, richly contoured oeuvre is no easy feat for the would-be elegist. Perhaps best known as a playwright (he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1979...

TODAY’S STUDY: The Value Of Transportation Electrification

Redefining Mobility Services in Cities; The Impacts of Making Transport Clean, Shared, Automated, and Connected Jan Cihlar, Lisa Jerram, Sam Abuelsamid, Scott Shepard, John Gartner, Rob Winkel, November 2017 (Navigant Research) Executive...Show More Summary

The Year in New Yorker Postscripts: Derek Walcott, Chuck Berry, and More

Michael Agger revisits the most memorable Postscripts of 2017, including New Yorker writers’ remembrances of Tom Petty, Lillian Ross, Denis Johnson, Sam Shepard, and more.

Books of The Times: In His Final Fiction, Sam Shepard Chases Familiar Themes

“Spy of the First Person,” about a dying man, is shot through with dread and decay but has parched humor as well.

'Spy of the First Person,' Sam Shepard's poignant goodbye, comes to the page

Playwright and actor Sam Shepard, who died of ALS, left behind a final work of fiction, 'Spy of the First Person.' A 3-star book review.        

Books News: A Final Work by Sam Shepard Reveals His Struggle With Lou Gehrig’s Disease

The celebrated playwright spent the last months of his life working tirelessly on a final book, an intimate and philosophical look at his protagonist’s — and his own — health struggles.

5 new books you won't want to miss this week, including Nora Roberts

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Look for new books by Nora Roberts, James Rollins and Sam Shepard.        

5 new books you won't want to miss this week, including Nora Roberts

Look for new books by Nora Roberts, James Rollins and Sam Shepard.        

Patti Smith performing at Sam Shephard book release at a church in Brooklyn

Patti Smith and longtime bandmates Lenny Kaye and Tony Shanahan will “present an evening of words and music” in NYC to celebrate the release of Spy of the First Person, the final book by Sam Shepard, who passed away earlier this year. Continue reading…

Shepard’s Final Word

“He wrote the first drafts by hand, and when that became too difficult, dictated sections of the book into a tape recorder.” Before his death in July, playwright and actor Sam Shepard wrote a novel called Spy of the First Person, which is forthcoming from Knopf in December. From our archives, a list of writers who […] The post Shepard’s Final Word appeared first on The Millions.

Sam Shepard's Final Work To Be Published In December

5 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

The novel Spy of the First Person, on which the playwright/actor began working just after he was diagnosed with ALS (of which he died in July) and which his daughters and his old friend Patti Smith helped him complete, is "the story of an unnamed narrator who retraces the memories of his life as he […]

Final work by US playwright Shepard to be published

5 months agoArts : Artdaily

A final work of fiction by Sam Shepard, the award-winning US playwright who died this summer, is to be published in December, his publishers announced Wednesday. "Spy of the First Person" is a work of fiction about a man looking back...Show More Summary

Book News: A New Novel From the Late Sam Shepard to Be Published in December

Knopf will publish “Spy of the First Person,” which the actor and playwright wrote in the final months of his life.

New Sam Shepard Novel, Completed Just Before His Death, to Be Published This December

In the months before his death, and while living with Lou Gehrig’s disease, Sam Shepard wrote a novel about a man with a debilitating medical condition reflecting on his past. According to the New York Times, Shepard started writing the novel, titled Spy of the First Person, by hand, and ... More »

Sam Shepard's final work of fiction to be published

'Spy of the First Person,' which Sam Shepard wrote while he battled ALS, will be published in December.        

Sam Shepard’s Salad Days Recalled By La Mama’s Village People

Jessica Lange, with Hannah Shepard and Samuel Walker Shepard – the children, now grown, that she had with Sam Shepard – entered the Ellen Stewart Theatre quietly as an audience of age-burnished talent from the electrifying free-formShow More Summary

Mireille Enos & Sam Shepard in First Trailer for Thriller 'Never Here'

"Happens all the time in my business... People just seep, vanish." Vertical Entertainment has debuted the first trailer for a dark thriller titled Never Here, formerly You Were Never Here; not to be confused with Lynn Ramsay's You Were Never Really Here (which is a fantastic film). Show More Summary

Christopher Jackson Belts Out a Stevie Wonder Cover During the Emmys In Memoriam Segment

6 months agoEntertainment : BuzzSugar

In between all of the hot red carpet action and announcing the night's big winners, the 2017 Emmys took a special moment to honor the stars Hollywood lost this year. Sam Shepard, Powers Boothe, Florence Henderson, Jerry Lewis, and Mary...Show More Summary

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