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Author of Consider the Lobster (and so much more) dead at 46

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Author of Consider the Lobster (and so much more) dead at 46

tatamagouche | | Sep 14, 2008 06:21 AM

http://www.latimes.com/news/obituarie...

I owe MC Slim JB real gratitude for uncovering this news almost as soon as it was published on Gawker, I think.

Those of you who remember the shitstorm this essay caused when it came out in Gourmet may have (or may not have) become fans of his novels, short stories, and essays then. He was a brilliant, brilliant writer, easily among the best of the past few decades IMO. Heartbreaking.

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