RIP: William Hamilton

Word going around the internets is that radical theologian William Hamilton is dead.  Here’s an obituary.

A couple of friends attempted to contact him for a project a few years ago and he was difficult to locate, though, as the obituary stated, he did an interview a few years ago that eventually found its way into USA Today, of all places. Read the rest of this entry »

Requiescat in pace: David Markson; followed by a Book Discussion announcement

This is obviously a little belated. We don’t commemorate too many deaths here, and I probably would not have done so in this instance either if I had not been reminded of this very fine passage from David Markson’s wonderful novel Going Down. It just felt, I don’t know, for lack of a better word, appropriate.

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