Authors who bid goodbye in 2020 – Times of India

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The author of numerous bestselling espionage novels, died on December 12, 2020 in Cornwell, England.

Karnataka's renowned Sanskrit scholar and Kannada poet Bannanje Govindacharya died at the age of 84.

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist known for "The War Between the Tates" and the comedy of Americans abroad "Foreign Affairs," died on December 3, 2020 at age 94.

The popular Telugu poet, writer and journalist succumbed to ill health in a Hyderabad hospital on 21 November 2020.

The veteran Marathi writer and playwright passed away on May 18 2020 at the age of 81. The author is considered a pioneer of the children's drama movement in Marathi.

Three weeks after the eminent Malayalam poet was conferred with the Jnanpith award, he passed away at a hospital on October 15 morning, said family sources.

The celebrated journalist, historian, world traveler and fiction writer who in middle age became a pioneer of the transgender movement, has died at 94 on 20 November 2020.

Author of the vastly popular Magic School Bus book series, passed away on 12th July 2020 at the age of 75.

The eminent Delhi-based activist, writer, columnist, filmmaker passed away on August 5, 2020 after a two-year long brave battle with metastatic breast cancer.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer whose stories and novels told of both the dark secrets and the beauty of the Deep South died. on August 3, 2020. She was 91.

The noted Urdu poet and lyricist passed away on August 11, 2020 after testing positive for COVID-19 a day before. At 70, with a career spanning over five decades, Indori was best known for his Bollywood songs.

The Spanish novelist best known for The Shadow of the Wind passed away on 19 June 2020 at 55.

The guiding light of Indian sociology, passed away on May 10, 2020. He was 87. Singh played a seminal role in reorienting and modernising Indian sociology as a discipline.

The eminent Kannada writer passed away in Bengaluru after prolonged illness on 3 May 2020. He was 84. He was a prolific writer and penned poems, plays, short stories and novels.

Journalist, author and historian, Ronald Vivian Smith was the renowned chronicler of Delhi, every lane of it. He passes away on April 30, 2020

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