Novelist E.L Doctorow, Master Of Historical Fiction, Dies At 84 By Steve Inskeep • Jul 22, 2015 TweetShareGoogle+Email E.L. Doctorow, center, stands with other National Book Critics Circle award winners in March 2006 at a reception following the awards ceremony in New York. Doctorow's "The March" won the prize for fiction that year. Tina Fineberg / AP Listen Listening... / Originally published on July 22, 2015 7:30 am Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.