Diana Wynne Jones Health Update

Diana Wynne Jones has chosen to discontinue chemotherapy. Jones first developed cancer seven years ago, and while that tumor and others were successfully treated, she has developed secondary cancers which have not responded to the chemotherapy.

The Diana Wynne Jones mailing list reports that she is still hopeful, has regained her sense of smell and taste, and feels well enough to write. She is halfway through one book and has ...Read More

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Gene Wolfe Recovering from Heart Surgery

Author Gene Wolfe is recovering from open heart surgery on Thursday, April 24. Suffering from shortness of breath, Wolfe went to his doctor who recommended an echocardiogram. During the procedure, a leaking mitral valve was discovered. Wolfe then underwent a double bypass and valve repair. According to daughter Teri Goulding, Wolfe is up and walking, and “his mind is as sharp as a tack.” The family plans to have Wolfe ...Read More

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