Thursday, January 28, 2010

plumbed the world

I have a copy of Louis Auchincloss's The Education of Oscar Fairfax at the bottom of one set of shelves -- I hadn't looked at it for months -- last night I moved it into a box -- and when I read the New York Times website this morning, Auchincloss was dead.


  1. oh dear! point to self: be glad I don't have a book to my name that you could extract from the depths!

  2. Well as long as you're not ninety-one and on the verge of a stroke you should have better luck than he did.