Monday, October 23, 2006

Miriam, last time

My friend Miriam Engelberg died last Tuesday.
She was dying, she had brain mets. Her book is very funny and I highly recommend it:
Cancer Made Me A Shallower Person.

I don't know what else to say. It's us who are left behind who are sad. I'm especially unhappy about the irony of it: her book made her famous--cancer made her famous, but it killed her. And what's more is if she were alive, all the media attention she's getting now, she'd be making fun of.

I can't write anymore.

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