Friday, June 18, 2010

Jose Saramago sees no more

Jose Saramago, whose books, The Cave and Blindness, I found remarkable and worth reading, has passed away.

This observation,

  Fighting has always been, more or less, a form of blindness

struck me as an important insight, and it has prefaced one of my web essays since I first read it.

Though sad, perhaps this news will inspire new readers to look up his work.