CONNELL--Evan S. The American Academy of Arts and Letters notes with sorrow the death of our esteemed colleague. He wrote brilliantly in fiction and non-fiction. His novels, "Mrs. Bridge" and "Mr. Bridge," and his dramatization of the Battle of Little Bighorn, "Son of the Morning Star," have come to be regarded as classic works of American literature.

Published in The New York Times on Jan. 13, 2013