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From the Department of Magical Thinking: Your Favorite Deceased Author, Filmmaker, Singer, or Artist Faked Their Death...

... and secretly produced a massive body of work that has recently been unearthed. Whose work are you dying to see? Which unfinished works would you like to see completed?

Erik Desmazieres’ illustration of Borges’ Library of Babel, 1997, I think? Every book ever written, that will be written, that was ever thought. Gaiman fans will recognize Lucien’s Library of Dreams here.

(Inspired by the December 28th death of Sue Grafton, author of the Alphabet Mysteries, whose last book was Y is for Yesterday. So close to completion! I wasn’t a fan, but that’s garbage luck.)

John Tavener, 1944 - 2013

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