--- In email@example.com, "jacquesdebierue"
> If someone from Rara-Avis is going to speak, I would be grateful
> or she would include (collectively) the many Raravian fans of
> in the eulogy. This is a major loss, the equivalent of the death of
> Hammett, Chandler and only a few other masters. Terrible news to
> the year.
Lawrence Block has chimed in on Bill Crider's blog, and I suspect
he'll be tapped (or will volunteer) to do a better NYT obit than the
one I quoted yesterday evening (courtesy a heads-up from John Boston
on the FictionMags list, though Bill and some others already had the
Anyone who sees any sort of indication of an open service will be
doing us a favor, of course, by passing it along. Thanks.
Todd Mason (who first read Westlake in my childhood, with his sf
story "The Winner" in Harry Harrison's original anthology NOVA
1...I've been a fan since)
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