A blog about reading and writing by a reader and writer. There will also be some thinking.
Thursday, December 8, 2005
Michael Davie, editor of The Age from 1979 to 1981, died in England last night after a long illness. Here from crikey.com.au is co-proprietor and former McPhee Gribble publisher Diana Gribble's account of how she learned of his death: "Helen Garner, who rang with the sad news from Oxford, says she made a spectacle of herself by sobbing in a public telephone booth when she heard it."