Loren Singer Dead: "Parallax View" Author Dies At 86

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Loren Singer, whose 1970 conspiracy thriller, "The Parallax View," later made into a movie starring Warren Beatty, was one of the first novels to offer a politically paranoid vision of the United States as a country controlled by ruthless technocrats, died on Saturday in Valhalla, N.Y. He was 86 and lived in Mamaroneck, N.Y.

His death was confirmed by his son Andrew.

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