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RIP Tom Clancy

Oct 3, 2013

Mega-bestselling author Tom Clancy, who re-invented the military thriller in the 1980s, has died.  The Rogers Library has created a display of some of the hugely popular books and films he created.

Tributes have been pouring in from around the publishing world.  Here are some of my favorites:

New York Times obituary

A nuts-and-bolts perspective on Clancy’s writing from a frequent collaborater

Tom Clancy and the critics

What do Jack Ryan and Frodo Baggins have in common? You’d be surprised

What were your favorite Tom Clancy books?  What do you remember best about him?