Goodbye Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal died – he was 86. (LA Times)
Prolific, Elegant, Acerbic Writer (Nytimes)

Early reactions of his passing from his homepage

  • Italo Calvino on Gore Vidal Imagining Vidal

    Gore Vidal on Italo Calvino

  • Gore Vidal at (via Waggish)

  • photo via

  • Gore, Vonnegut and Mailer here.

  • Paris Review interview – Gore Vidal

  • Documentary Gore Vidal

  • Anais Nin and Gore

  • 1abestgorevidal

    NY Magazine (Best of Enemies)

  • Life in Feuds: How Gore Vidal gripped a nation..

  • On Gay Marriage

    Since heterosexual marriage is such a disaster, why on earth would anybody want to imitate it?”

    On Obama
    He has a total inability to understand military matters. He’s acting as if Afghanistan is the magic talisman: solve that and you solve terrorism. … He f***ed [health care] up. I don’t know how because the country wanted it. We’ll never see it happen” (via)