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Pete Hamill, Legendary Street-Wise Columnist Who Chronicled His Love of New York, Dies at 85

1 month ago   |   By Time

Pete Hamill, the self-taught, street-wise newspaper columnist whose love affair with New York inspired a colorful and uniquely influential journalistic career and produced several books of fiction and nonfiction, died Wednesday morning. He was 85.
Hamill died at a Brooklyn hospital from heart and kidney failure, his brother Denis confirmed in an email.
“Pete was truly one of the good guys,” Denis Hamill said.
Pete Hamill was one of the city's last great crusading columnists and links to journalism's days of chattering typewriters and smoked-filled banter, an Irish-American both tough and...
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Pete Hamill, legendary New York columnist, has died

Pete Hamill, legendary New York columnist, has died

1 month ago   |   By Post Gazette


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Pete Hamill, legendary Post columnist and author, dead at 85

Pete Hamill, legendary Post columnist and author, dead at 85

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Pete Hamill, the consummate New York newspaperman and novelist whose 15-year career at the New York Post included stints as a columnist and editor, died Wednesday, his family said. He was 85. Hamill fell at his Brooklyn home Saturday after returning from dialysis, his brother, writer Denis Hamill, told the New York Times. He was...
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