Obituaries of 199 people and a dead parrot from “The
Economist’s” popular column. Each stylishly written story and
accompanying photograph surprises, entertains, and stimulates.
The titled, wealthy, and powerful are here, of course,
including Diana, Princess of Wales, Gerald Ford, Bob Hope, John
Paul II, Norman Mailer, Mstislav Rostropovich, and General
William Westmoreland, but so are others: a cookery teacher... more...