Wednesday, June 29, 2005

R.I.P. Shelby Foote

Novelist, Civil War chronicler, and Proust-reading dip-pen user Shelby Foote has passed away. He hosted C-Span/BookTV's In Depth in his home study for a three-hour interview a few years ago, setting a trend that many other interviewees have followed. He had a lot of cool stuff on his shelves, and I hope it doesn't end up forgotten in a bunch of boxes somewhere.


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