A well known writer has died. Arthur C. Clarke died on March 19, 2008 at his home in Sri Lanka.
Arthur C. Clarke was a man of many accomplishments, but is probably best remembered as a writer. He wrote many science fiction novels; his best known is 2001: A Space Odyssey. Many will remember this as a movie.
Libraries find that Sir Arthur C. Clarke's books are perennially popular. You'll find them in the fiction section.