Albert Camus

Pushing Sisyphus' boulder


The fundamental question of human existence is: If one can cease to be, what does it mean to have been?

Justice Robert Chambers

Death of Justice Robert Chambers

Thu 23 May 5

The death yesterday of Supreme Court Justice Robert Chambers (59) has been confirmed by Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias.

Lloyd Morrison

Lloyd Morrison dies

Fri 10 Feb 18

PM John Key and NZX boss Mark Weldon heald tributes for Infratil founder Lloyd Morrison who has died in Washington, aged 54, following a battle with cancer. 

US literary icon dead at 91

Fri 29 Jan 3

Literary hermit and American icon JD Salinger is dead.

The author of The Catcher in the Rye, died at his New Hampshire home on Wednesday (local time), aged 91.

The Catcher in the Rye was published in 1951 and became an immediate and controversial best seller making him one of the most famous authors on the planet.

He shunned the fame and spent the last 50 years of his life avoiding the notoriety his work brought him.

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