As you may have heard, E. Lynn Harris died on Thursday, July 23rd while on business in Los Angeles. Currently, no cause of death has been reported. He was 54. He had trouble publishing his first novel and eventually self-published Invisible Life in 1991 and sold it from the trunk of his car. Later, it was picked up by Anchor Books. He continued to write and publish ten New York Times bestsellers. His most recent book, Basketball Jones, came out in January. His memoir, What Becomes of the Brokenhearted, was released in 2004.
Submitted by Jacki @ MPL Central