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Region: Brooklyn

H. Bruce Franklin

H. Bruce Franklin (1934-2024) Scholar, author, memoirist. H. Bruce Franklin was born in Brooklyn, New York, and died in El Cerrito, California.

Paul Auster

Paul Auster (1947-2024) Novelist, memoirist, screenwriter. Paul Auster was born in Newark, New Jersey, and died in Brooklyn, New York.

Barbara Joans

Barbara Joans (1935-2024) Anthropologist, author. Barbara Joans was born in Brooklyn, New York, and died in Santa Cruz, California.

Carl Erskine

Carl Erskine (1926-2024) Professional baseball pitcher, author. Carl Erskine was born in and died in Anderson, Indiana.

Roberta Karmel

Roberta Karmel (1937-2024) Attorney, law professor, author. Roberta Karmel was born in Chicago, Illinois, and died in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

Trina Robbins

Trina Robbins (1938-2024) Artist, writer, editor, cartoonist. Trina Robbins was born in Brooklyn, New York, and died in San Francisco, California.

Martin Greenfield

Martin Greenfield (1928-2024) Tailor, memoirist. Martin Greenfield was born in Pavlovo, Ukraine, and died in Manhasset, New York.

Marnia Lazreg

Marnia Lazreg (1941-2024) Academic, author. Marnia Lazreg was born in Mostaganem, Algeria, and died in Manhattan, New York.

Malachy McCourt

Malachy McCourt (1931-2024) Actor, memoirist. Malachy McCourt was born in Brooklyn, New York, and died in Manhattan, New York.

Richard Lewis

Richard Lewis (1947-2024) Comedian, actor, author. Richard Lewis was born in Brooklyn, New York, and died in Los Angeles, California. He began as a comedian in New York City nightclubs.