In Memoriam: Writers Who Left Us in 2023

As we celebrate the end of another year, let's take a moment to honor the many writers we lost over the course of the year. They inspired us, entertained us and kept us company on the page. We will miss them and honor them as their work lives us.

Ama Ata Aidoo

Martin Amis

Russell Banks

A.S. Byatt

Tim Dorsey

Ian Falconer

Christopher Fowler

Louise Gluck

Edith Grossman

Judith Heumann

John Jakes

Khaled Khalifa

Milan Kundera

Harold S. Kushner

Cormac McCarthy

Kenzaburō Ōe

Anne Perry

Charles Simic

Suzanne Somers

Dubravka Ugresic

Andrew Vachss

Ed Young