Monday, January 25, 2010

Erich Segal, 1937–2010

Erich Segal, author of "Love Story" died Sunday, January 17th at his home in London. He was 72.

Segal was a classics professor at Yale when his blockbuster "Love Story" burst onto the scene. The novel spent more than a year on the New York Times hardcover best-seller list, and was later made into a wildly successful film starring Ryan O'Neal and Ali MacGraw.

In addition to several novels, Segal wrote works of literary criticism on Greek drama. He was also a cowriter of the film "Yellow Submarine.

New York Times Obituary

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