The liberal historian was 87.
The author's lament was less for a vanished class than for a bygone sense of shame.
Glen W. Bell Jr. has died at the age of 86.
The Canadian folk singer, and mother to Rufus and Martha Wainwright, has died from a rare form of cancer.
Memphis paper 'The Commercial Appeal' reports that garage-rock libertine Jay Reatard was found dead in his home at 3:30 a.m. today.
He rose to international fame in the fifties as a member of the French New Wave.
Best-known for his work at the 'New York Review of Books,' 'Time,' and 'New York' Magazine, Levine stood apart from other caricaturists.
And Vincent Longo is tangled in a lawsuit.
Including those who've worked with her, those who've reviewed her, and those who've never met her.
Hoving was a madman, and of a specific type: the utterly fearless, patrician vulgarian.
Along with her husband and artistic partner Christo, she was responsible for 2005's Central Park art installation, "The Gates."
A.J. Burnett is in mourning today.