Herman Wouk Dies at 103

Pulitzer-winning author Herman Wouk passed away this past Friday in his home at the merlin_154987005_2fa1fcb5-3dc9-452e-b88f-69163c83a4a8-jumboage of 103.  Wouk is best known for helping to revitalize the genre of historical fiction through his portrayal of Israel and WWII.  Wouk’s extensive list of novels included: The Hope, The Caine Mutiny, Majorie Morningstar, Don’t Stop the Carnival, and many more. According to the NY Times, Wouk was working on another novel of unknown subject at the time of his death.  To learn more, check out the NY Times’ article, here.

The Livingston Public Library has many of Wouk’s books available, so make sure you stop by the library and check some out.

-Jessica Bielen, Adult Services Librarian

Livingston, NJ 07039, USA

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