Writer and artist John Berger has passed away at the age of 90, writes El País. The newspaper has spoken with the Bergers Spanish publishing house Alfaguara, where the director María Fasce spoken with his grandchildren in France. "He has left us," confirms the grandchild for Fasce.
Among the Bergers books have "Grass and roots", "once in Europe" and "G" have been translated into English, writes the daily News.
John Berger has been in the Nobelprisdiskussioner, but was awarded never the price. In addition to his novels he has written poetry and screenplays. John Berger was born in London in 1926 and became 90 years old.