Todd Aydelotte‘s marathon Ginsberg “ultra-run” that we mentioned here last week? – 90+ miles, linking up a number of classic Ginsberg sites. Here are more details of the trajectory of the run (courtesy Google maps!) – Good luck, Todd! – (and please don’t miss his utterly absorbing Instagram compliment to it – here – On Monday and Tuesday, he’ll be adding live video, reporting from each of the stops).
Celine‘s widow (Lucette Destouches), long-outlasting him, dies at 107! – From the obituary notice in the Washington Post – “Céline is my Proust!” novelist Philip Roth once exclaimed, before adding, “to read him, I have to suspend my Jewish conscience, but I do it because anti-Semitism isn’t at the heart of his books.”