RIP E.L. Doctorow

July 22, 2015 | 3 books mentioned

E.L. Doctorow, the renowned novelist and fiction writer best known for books including Ragtime, Billy Bathgate and the National Book Award-winning World’s Fair, passed away in Manhattan last night at the age of 84. You could read one of our numerous pieces about his work if you’d like to look back on his life and career.

is a staff writer for The Millions. He lives in New York.

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